Wang Bang was born in China. She began her career as a reporter and editor in the early 2000s, and has gone on to write fiction, film criticism, and graphic novels. She has published seven books in China and a manga story in France. She is also an independent filmmaker. She lives in Cambridge, England, where she works as a freelance stringer and a columnist for The Southern Media Group, China, ShangHai Bund Pictorial, RNW (Radio Netherlands Worldwide), and others.