Chin Mee Poon (1948 - ) spent the early part of his childhood in a small village in Guangdong Province of China but received his elementary education in a Chinese primary school in Teluk Intan in Perak State, Malaysia. He went on to complete his secondary education in an English school in Teluk Intan and later obtained a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering from University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur.
Chin likes to travel. He likes to write. He started to write proses, short stories and poems in Chinese for newspapers and magazines when he was in Standard Six in primary school. His interest in photography was also cultivated during his childhood.
This is Chin's fifth book and his first in English. His four earlier books are all in Chinese.