Charlise Hill-Larson graduated from Georgia Southern University and Southern Methodist University with a B.A. in History and a M.Div. in Theology. She migrated to Texas over 30 years ago and has never looked back. She spends her days working as a photographer, writer and artist. She is also a hesitant runner who is always grateful that she doesn't pass out on long runs, a bibliophile, globetrotter, lover of Aussie shepherds and felines and a brain tumor survivor.