Gary G. Melyan presently lives in Taipei. Having lived as a youth in Japan and Taiwan, he returned to there in pursuit of a doctorate in Chinese literature. Currently he is a University of Washington Ph.D. candidate in that subject.
Wen-kuang Chu, a noted authority on Chinese literature, received his doctorate in biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley. Educated in the West, and a permanent U.S. resident, he is nonetheless motivated by traditions from China's past, among them the I-Ching.