Natasha Yim was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and attended elementary school in Singapore and high school in Hong Kong. In 1979, she came to the U.S. for college and graduated from Dominican University in San Rafael, California. Natasha holds a B.A. in English literature and a M.S. in counseling psychology. Much of her career has been in counseling or social work; she worked with Mendocino County Child Protective Services and with children in residential treatment centers and group homes.
Natasha Yim is the author of Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas, The Rock Maiden, and Mulan's Lunar New Year. She lives in California with her family.