Vincent Yee

Vincent Yee was born in Boston, Massachusetts. For most of his career, he has worked for several Fortune 100 companies in various managerial roles. At all other times, he has a vision...

“To write where Asian Americans are the superheroes!”

In 2022, he became an award-winning author for the first book in his YA-Fantasy series, “Clara Wu and the Portal Book,” that placed second in the overall YA-Fantasy category at The BookFest. The remaining books of the “Clara Wu and the World of Azen,” were all published in one year and they were: The Jade Labyrinth, Rescue, Final Battle and Warlock.

"Clara Wu and the Portal Book," appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show to kick-off AAPI Heritage Month in 2023. You may watch the clip here.

He has two other books prior and his first novel, “The Purple Heart,” is a story about love and courage set during the Japanese American experience in WWII. His second book, “The Tamago Stories,” is a collection of 8 riveting contemporary Asian American short stories.

In 2024, he was an Unsung Hero awardee from the Asian American Pacific Islander Commission of MA. In 2023, he was a recipient of the Asian Hustle Network Unsung Hero award and the Chinese Culture Connection recognized him for Outstanding Culture & Arts award.

Vincent Yee was a former National President for the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP). He also co-founded the ERG at his last employer and led it with an amazing team, to be one of the largest ERGs with over 450+ members within a few months. He’s also been known to create artistic culinary dishes for friends. When he is not writing, he may be binging a K-Drama on Netflix. He now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.