Lisa Mangum has worked with books ever since elementary school, when she volunteered at the school library during recess. She worked for five years at Waldenbooks while she attended the University of Utah, graduating with honors with a degree in English. She has worked in the publishing industry since 1997. In 2014 she was named the Editorial Manager for Shadow Mountain.
Besides books, Lisa loves movies, spending time with her family, and trips to Disneyland.
She lives in Taylorsville, Utah, with her husband, Tracy.
She is the author of four award-winning books: the Hourglass Door trilogy and After Hello.