Byung(Pyong) A. Fallgren was born in South Korea. She came to America in her early 20s. Before becoming a writer, she was an artist, specializing portrait. Although she's been writing off and on sine 12, she didn't think she would become an author because of her poor English skill. She studied and worked hard. And she never stopped learning. Today, she is an author of more than one book and still writing.