Alyss J. Anderson was born and raised in Reading, Pa. She now resides in Detroit, Michigan. She has been writing poems since she was fourteen. She started writing short stories when she was in her late thirties. She is inspired by a rap group called Twiztid and Author Stephen King. She published her first book, which is a collection of thirteen short stories, in 2015. She is self-published and started Dark Abomination Publishing in 2016. She is also in the works of starting an online magazine that celebrates all the different aspects of Detroit, Michigan. When she isn't working, she enjoys the outdoors and listening to the rain.