Alisa Tangredi is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. She currently resides in the San Fernando Valley with her husband and their dog. She has written all her life, though most things went into hiding in a drawer. She studied theatre and music at San Francisco State University and worked as a stage actress for 30 years, with sporadic employment in commercials and television. She has been an active participant in several Los Angeles based theatre companies and continues to support live theatre and dance throughout the L.A. area. She's written a couple of novels, a novella, and some plays. She has a love for madness in literature and theatre and likes to explore it in different ways in all her writing. When not exploring different forms of insanity, she likes to garden, eat fine cheese, and drink coffee in large quantities.