Fiction writer Spiegel studied at the University of Arizona where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in creative writing.
She then went on to receive a Master’s degree in politics (international relations) from New York University and a Masters of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from Arizona State University.
Her work gained recognition in 2012 with the publications of her compilation of short stories, The Freak Chronicles and her novel, The Love Slave.
Among writing fiction novels, Spiegel teaches English courses at Arizona State University.
Her past jobs include working at movie theater concessions, a resident assistant in a dorm, and an administrative assistant.
Spiegel maintains a personal website where she interacts with fans, offers writing consultations and regularly blogs.
Her website notes that her favorite book is The Catcher in the Rye.
Spiegel resides in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband and two daughters.