D.E. Hardy has an A.B. in Classical Languages and Literature from the University of Chicago and a J.D. from U.C. Hastings College of the Law. She is a finalist in the 2018 Literary Death Match 250-word Bookmark Contest and the 2018 Writers @ Work Annual Writing Contest. Her work has also been featured in The Esthetic Apostle. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her husband, two daughters, and beloved dog.