Libby Ware lived the first five years of her life in West Virginia and grew up in South Florida. She spent some childhood summers in the Blue Ridge Mountains of West Virginia and always feels at home in the Appalachian Mountains. She is the owner of Toadlily Books, an antiquarian book business, and is also a book collector. Libby is President of Georgia Antiquarian Booksellers Association, and is a member of the Atlanta Writers Club, Georgia Writers Association, and the Appalachian Writers Association. She belongs to a writing group that has met for nearly twenty years. She is a fellow of The Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences. She lives in Atlanta with her two dogs, Tilly and Robin, and is engaged to Charlene Ball.