Mingmei Yip has five novels published by Kensington Books. Her sixth novel, Secret of a Thousand Beauties, story about an imperial embroider and her orphaned followers, will come out in 2014. She is now finishing her seventh novel about Chinese and Western witches. Her novels have been sold to ten countires so far, including China and Russia. Yip is also a children's book writer and illustrator, her two children's books are Chinese Children's Favorite Stories and Grandma Panda's China Storybook. Yip, also a professional musician and calligrapher, has performed for Carnegie Hall and taught workshops for the Metropolitain Museum of Art and New York Philharmonic.