Tally Johnson was born in South Carolina into a family of readers, writers, and activists. He is a graduate of public schools, Spartanburg Methodist College (1992) and Wofford College (1994). He attended Winthrop University and has 30 hours towards a MA in History. He is the author of 3 books of South Carolina ghost lore; Ghosts of the South Carolina Upcountry, Ghosts of the South Carolina Midlands and Ghosts of the Pee Dee, all published by the History Press of Charleston SC, and the author of Creek Walking, an anthology of short stories from Sugar and Spice Press as both an e‐book and as a Print On Demand paperback. He is married to Alexandra Christian in her secret identity. Tally is the Special Services manager at the Chester County Library and is a storyteller to schools and libraries. His hobbies include reading, travel, and spending time with friends and family.