Cassie OShea grew up in the mountains outside of Santa Fe, NM. She received a BA in English and Creative Writing from Columbia University in May 2001. For several years, Miss OShea worked in various industries in New York, including publishing, fundraising, and staffing. Since 2008, she has somehow managed to support herself as a freelance writer. Currently, she lives in Ibiza, Spain, where she attempts to teach English to small children.