Selena Montgomery grew up in Southern Mississippi, with two incredible parents and five fascinating siblings. She is a graduate of Spelman College, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, and Yale Law School. She draws upon her interest in and experiences with social and economic policy, politics, and creative writing to fuel her novels. As her alter ego, Stacey Abrams, she is the former Georgia House Minority leader – the first African American to lead in the House of Representatives. She is currently running for Governor in the state of Georgia.