When her first-grade teacher asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up, Pintip replied, "An author." Although she has pursued other interests over the years, this dream has never wavered. Pintip graduated from Harvard University, magna cum laude, with an A.B. in English Literature and Language and her J.D. at Yale Law School. She is a 2012 Golden Heart® finalist and a 2014 double-finalist. She lives with her husband and children in Maryland.