Susan Sherman was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She is a former artist and Chairman of the Art Department of Whittier College, a small liberal arts university once attended by President Richard Nixon. Her artwork has been shown nationally in galleries and public spaces. In the late nineties she became a writer and producer of sitcoms and later co-created That’s So Raven, one of the most successful television shows for children in the history of the Disney Network. This is her first novel.