Bingji Ye came from Northern China. With majors in international business and economics, she graduated from Hebei University of Economics and Business and University of Alberta. A poet, novelist and educator, Bingji wrote poems and stories for Chinese language media in Canada. Her first novel, The Trap of Yves Saint Laurent Scent, was published by one of China's biggest publishers in 2006. The novel is about romance, conspiracy and commercial war. She has lived in Edmonton, Regina, Ottawa and the Greater Toronto Area with her family.