Ying Chang Compestine

Ying Chang Compestine is an award-winning author of 27 diverse books and a sought-after inspirational speaker who has visited schools around the world. Her keen interest in cuisine has led her to weave food into her writing, including cookbooks, novels, and picture books for young readers. Schools frequently invite her to present to primary and upper elementary students, as well as teachers and parents. In addition to assemblies, Ying offers a week-long Writer-in-Residence program, writing workshops, and hands-on cooking demonstrations focused on healthy eating and cooking.

Renowned as one of the “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading” by The Author’s Show, Ying’s works have garnered international acclaim and are available in multiple languages across the globe. She is regularly featured on national television and in prestigious media outlets such as The New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and Huffington Post.

A few of Ying’s books