Anna Parsons was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. In previous careers, she was a Graphic Designer and a Veterinary Technician. She is an alum of CU Denver and has worked for CU Boulder since 2015 in both the Department of Art and Art History and the Department of English. When not spending time with her partner and furry children (currently two dogs and two cats), she likes to read and to travel. Unless COVID interferes, her next trip is to Egypt in November 2021.