Anna Humphrey was born in Sudbury, Ontario, and grew up in Ottawa. After failed careers as a lemonade salesperson and gas station attendant, she turned instead to working with words. She has worked in communications for the League of Canadian Poets and the Girl Guides of Canada. In 2007, she started a freelance writing and editing business, specializing in working with youth- and family-serving organizations.
Anna is the author two books for young adults: Rhymes with Cupid (HarperTeen, 2011) and Mission (Un)Popular (Disney-Hyperion Books for Young Readers, 2011). She is also the author of Ruby Goldberg’s Bright Idea (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2014)—a book for middle graders. She lives in Kitchener, Ontario, with her husband and two children.