Celeste Avonne is a novelist, a mom, a journalist, and teacher. She writes characters who struggle with racial identity and LGBT+ representation. She graduated from Texas State with a degree in writing, taught in the public school system for a decade, and lived in Korea for a year. She loves cats, fanfiction, cookies, and travel. She currently lives in San Marcos, Texas, with her son, her fiance, and their friendly feline overlord. She believes wholeheartedly that stories will save the world.
Song-jin chooses to live in seclusion in the shadows of his family’s South Korean hotel. As an independent climate researcher, he spends his days watching birds and writing a book about the wetland habitats of Busan. Then paparazzi photographer Tae-yul crash-lands into Song-jin's quiet life, helping him to realize that his existence has only ever been about survival.