Traci Howell was born and raised in a small town in Western Nebraska. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English emphasis Literature from Missouri Western. She went on to earn her Master's in Fine Arts in Creative Writing emphasis Fiction from National University.

Traci has multiple poems published in Journals and anthologies. She is beginning to expand her work with Children's Stories.  It's only the beginning for what she has to offer.

She currently resides in Missouri with her husband, Charles and two labs, Dakota North and October May.