Clare Di Liscia was born in Queens, New York and grew up near the hills surrounding Dodger Stadium. Enjoying the outdoors, Clare excelled in swimming, horseback riding and ice-skating.
For University, Clare attended KU Leuven, in Belgium. She earned Dean's List recognition and a BA in screenwriting from Cal State Northridge Film School. She placed in the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting. Her debut YA fantasy NELIEM won 1st place HM in the SCBWI's Sue Alexander and will be published Spring 2019 (Month9books).