Allie McCarthy was born into a military family, to parents Chris and Nora, in San Diego, California. She has a younger sister and brother, Alyssa and Jake. The family left California and moved to Alabama, Japan, and Florida. Allie wrote her first novel at the age of twelve in Okinawa, Japan and continues to explore different areas of fiction. She currently attends Fleming Island High School as a sophomore.
Allie has an interest in cultures around the world and is currently enrolled in her first year of French language. Her favorite subjects in school are English and science, and she is actively participating in Fleming Island High’s Science Club. Allie hopes to attend college in London and wishes to pursue a career as a teacher or a screenwriter.