Anna Birch was born'n'raised in a rural area on the outskirts of Birmingham, Alabama. She traded thick forests and dirt roads for the heart of the city, where she lives now with her husband, three children, and dog. Outside of writing, Anna is pursuing her masters in Education in K-12 English as a Second Language at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She loves knitting, brie, and hanging out with her family. I Kissed Alice is her debut novel.