Pam Fong was born in Taiwan, came to the US when she was 2 years old and grew up in Southern California. She studied Visual Arts & Art History at Univeristy of California, San Diego, and later received a Masters in Arts Management from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. She has worked as a gallery manager in Paris, a museum curator, and Associate Executive Director for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Since 2002, Pam has headed her own boutique graphic & website design firm. She transitioned to an author/illustrator in 2017. Currently, Pam resides in San Diego with her husband and is the mother of two grown boys.