Madelyn Joy Herbert graduated Wisconsin Lutheran College with a B.A. in English and Communication. She is finishing her M.A. in Creative Writing at Mount Mary University. She credits her Mom (A.K.A. her middle school and high school English teacher), Phyllis Wheatley and Anne Bradstreet as her biggest literary influences.
At her day job, Madelyn writes in British English. At home, she drinks coffee and spoils her rescued Great Pyrenees.