Fay Ollorton Tarlock was born February 5, 1897 in Utah to James A. and Mary E. Adams Ollorton. She is the sister of Sadie Ollorton Clark, another LDS author. She graduated from the Pulitzer School of Journalism, Columbia University. She had considerable experience in many fields of writing, including advertising, newspaper reporting, children's literature, critical articles, stories, and features. At the University of Wisconsin she wrote her Master's thesis on newspaper treatment of "Mormonism" in its early years. She published many stories in the Relief Society Magazine.
Felicia Ollerton Tarlock
LDS (member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)
Anthony James Tarlock
Pulitzer School of Journalism, Columbia University; University of Wisconsin