Stacey Wallace Benefiel lives with her husband and their two young children in an orange house in Beaverton, OR. Originally from Missouri, Stacey has lived on the west coast since 1993. She holds degrees in creative writing, theatre, culinary arts, and floral design. She also has a bajillion dollars in student loan debt. Stacey is the author of Glimpse, and Glimmer-the first two books in the Zellie Wells trilogy, and Day of Sacrifice-the first short story in the DoS series. When she’s not writing, watching Glee, or tending to her family, she directs children’s theatre and teaches acting workshops.