Tong is born in Wuhan. She finds her passion for drawing and sketching and is a self-trained artist. Tong has drawn book covers and illustrations for picture books. She designed LOGO for local indie musicians and drew album covers. Tong has ten-years of experience in professional editing, copywriting, designing, and so on in publishing industries from traditional to digital publishing. She holds a Master of Arts in Communication and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.