Stacy Jane grew up in in the foothills of Ohio’s Appalachian Mountains in a large farming family. She writes literary nonfiction, as well as educational pieces on transgender and queer diversity, pedagogy, and inclusion. Stacy Jane is a first-generation college student who earned a B.A. in Chinese from the Ohio State University and is currently completing an M.A. in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Cincinnati. Outside of writing, Stacy Jane enjoys urban exploration, collecting antiques, taxidermy, wet preserves, and historic photographs, and parenting her two cats with her partner, a photographer and German studies scholar.