Edith Stone grew up in Rochester, NY which is in western New York and not like New York City. She got her AB from Boston University and her first MA in Library Science at Simmons College in Boston. She lived in San Francisco for five years where she married and had two children. Her husband completed his Ph.D. degree in Jerusalem, Israel where Edith worked as a librarian and mothered her two boys. She got her second MA in Social Work from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. She currently lives and writes in Shreveport, LA.