Formerly: A journalist, a jewelry designer, a director of a branding agency.

Currently: Writer of fiction, film, theater and television.

Some Facts: Born in Denver, Colorado. First-generation American of Korean descent. New Yorker. Columbia Grad. Proud New Auntie. Living in Los Angeles and loving it.

Interests Include: Ideas, the movies, small groups deep in passionate conversation, martinis, reading in the shade, solitude, spices, hosting intimate dinners, beautiful things, public libraries, classic restaurants, thinking about the future, ceramic and stone art, Musso & Frank, my family both chosen and born, outer space.

Strongly dislikes: Milk, assumptions, whining.