Cyd Oppenheimer graduated from Williams College and holds a J.D. from Yale Law School. She has been an eighth-grade English teacher, an education advocate, a criminal defense attorney, and a policy analyst on issues including early care and education, juvenile justice, and child welfare. Mostly, though, she just likes to read.
Cyd lives in New Haven, CT, with her husband, four daughters, two dogs, one son, and a cat. She reads to all of them.