Ann R. Wilson graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a BA in English and a concentration in writing. She worked as a promotional and technical writer before earning her certification in Secondary Education. She taught high school English and now works as a private tutor supporting high school and college students in the areas of critical reading, analytical and creative writing, test-taking strategies, executive functioning, and college consulting. In addition to living in Hong Kong as an adolescent, she and her husband lived in London for two years. This is her first book.