Stacy Pershall is a constant traveler currently settled in Astoria, Queens, New York, where she lives in a Greek Archie Bunker house and loves it. When she's not tending to the needs of her two street adoptions, Carbon and Tiki, she writes stories and teaches writing at Gotham Writers' Workshop and the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. Her passion in life -- besides cats -- is her work as a suicide prevention speaker for Active Minds. She is the author ofLoud in the House of Myself: Memoir of a Strange Girl. Find out more by following her on Facebook.