Emily Paige Ballou grew up near Kansas City, Missouri and attended the University of Georgia, earning dual degrees in drama and biology. She currently lives in New York City where she works professionally as a stage manager. She has had writing published at: Stick Your Neck Out, NeuroQueer, and Barking Sycamores; and co-moderates the blog We Are Like Your Child.
Diagnosed with Asperger’s in her 20’s, she identifies as queer and autistic. In her marginal free time, she enjoys reading, writing, coffee shop lurking, Doctor Who, and walks in Riverside Park.