A.S. Mackey – known to her friends and family as Allison – earned a degree in English Literature from the University of Georgia in 1991. During her senior year at UGA, she was a reporter and copy editor for the Oglethorpe Echo newspaper in Lexington, GA. From 1992-1993 she was a regular humor column contributor in the quarterly independent musicians’ magazine Visions of Gray, writing under the pen name of Uncle Earl. Allison is also a musician, and she wrote and recorded an original eleven-song CD in 2003 titled You’ve Waited Long Enough. Over the last ten years she has created web content for scores of websites all over the world through Upwork, an online global employer. She is represented by agent Elizabeth Bennett at the Transatlantic Literary Agency, and she is the secretary of the Shoals Writers Guild in northwest Alabama where she currently lives. She and her husband Chad are church planters and worship leaders, and she is the mother of three adult children and a son-in-law.
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