Felicia Lin is a Taiwanese American writer who was born in Fairbanks, Alaska and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Her parents and many of their generation left Taiwan during the turbulent period of the Vietnam War, as a dramatic series of events changed the relationship between Taiwan and the rest of the international community. These historical incidents, combined with the experiences of her parents, have fueled her curiosity and interest in Taiwan. This led to her decision leave New York City to live in Taiwan in 2001, where she got on the path to fulfilling her dream of becoming a writer.
Metropolicks, which she co-wrote with Victor Scott Rodriguez, is a romantic comedy novel with a multi-ethnic cast of five characters, who go through a variety of dating and relationship adventures in New York City. Felicia is also the host of the Talking Taiwan podcast. She has a bachelor of science degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and a master of arts degree in Applied Psychology from New York University. Currently, she resides in New York City. To learn more about her visit: www.felicialin.com.
Victor Scott Rodriguez is a native New Yorker, born in Brooklyn, and raised in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. His father is of Puerto Rican descent and his mother is of Jewish descent. He has had a long-standing ambition of being an author. Metropolicks, co-written with Felicia Lin, is his first novel. He is the former Vice-President of the Baltimore Writers Alliance, and former Board member of the Washington Independent Writers (now the American Independent Writers). He has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Hunter College, a bachelor’s degree in Religion from Rutgers University and a master of arts degree in Divinity from the University of Chicago Divinity School. Currently, he resides in New York City. To learn more about him visit: www.victorscottrodriguez.com