Yang Huang is the author of the debut novel, “Living Treasures,” a Pen/Bellwether Prize finalist and an INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award Finalist. She grew up in China and came to the US shortly after taking part in the 1989 Democracy Movement. Her fiction and a feature-length screenplay have appeared in Asian Pacific American Journal, The Evansville Review, Nuvein, Stories for Film, and elsewhere, and her short story was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She lives in the Bay Area and works for UC Berkeley. While working as an engineer, Huang attended Boston College and earned an MFA from the University of Arizona.