Katie Avery was born and raised in Upstate New York, in a town so small that it doesn’t have its own post office or library. The first story she ever wrote, at age seven, was Star Wars fan-fiction. Katie received her MFA from USC’s Writing for Screen & Television program and worked as a Writers’ PA before participating in the Warner Bros. Television Writers’ Workshop and staffing on Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. She is currently a Story Editor on Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin.