Elissa Stark was born on a Friday the 13th. From a young age, she loved reading ghost and horror stories as well as mysteries with Nancy Drew. During this time, she began a modest habit of writing fiction which grew exponentially over the years. In addition to being an author, she is a traveler, technical support rep, improv actor, and graphic designer.
Elissa has long been charmed by cities such as Savannah, Charleston, and New Orleans. The romantic, haunted atmosphere of these old Southern cities. She earned her degree in religious studies and classical civilization. Once, she ran away and sailed around the world. Eventually, she came back.
Elissa resides in her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.