Born in the 1980s, Hao He currently lives in Beijing with his wife and five-year-old son. He studied chemistry in college and his work now is related to mechanical lubrication, which makes him obsessed with steampunk. He likes to build brand-new imaginative worlds with a variety of familiar, meticulous elements. He started to write science fiction stories when his wife was pregnant, in the hope of attracting his child with entertaining stories to explore these fantastic worlds. Blending steampunk and cyberpunk, one of his first fictions, The Perfect Invasion, won a prize in a SF writing contest. His works also appeared in MicroSF, Kedo Tabs SF, Douban Reading, and Non-exist Daily.