Rorie Still was born in West Philadelphia, PA to Barbara and David Still. She has a bachelor’s in Psychology North Carolina A & T State University and a master’s degree in Elementary Education from through Lincoln University. Rorie worked as an elementary school teacher within the Philadelphia School District from 2010 to 2013, serving as the writing teacher at James Alcorn Elementary School for the majority of that time period.
Rorie Still’s passion for the written word began in the second grade, when strongly encouraged by her teacher; she produced her first short story “Merk and the Vampire Dogs”. As evidenced by the title, Rorie has always had a fascination with horror, fantasy, and science fiction concepts, and this has been the main genre in which she has written. One of her later stories was first introduced to the public through a science and speculative fiction writing contest, which she won. Rorie read this story during the Black Tribbles first “Octavia City” podcast on G-town radio. “Flashbang: Sci-Fi Stories That Will Blow Your Mind!” is her first compiled and published work. There will be many more to follow.