Cole Quirk grew up in Blue Bell, a small town outside of Philadelphia. Intent on becoming a prosecutor, she received her BS in Crime, Law and Justice from Penn State and attended New England School of Law in Boston. She then worked in private Criminal Defense in Philadelphia and Intellectual Property Law on Wall Street. Her passion for writing led to an MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA. She also trained in sketch and improv comedy at Upright Citizen’s Brigade NY & LA, Second City Chicago, and The People’s Improv Theater NY. She has assisted writers on shows including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS), The 100 (CW), Resurrection (ABC), and Scream (MTV). She was a finalist for the WB Workshop in 2015, appeared in The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment issue December 2016, and was featured on Tracking Board’s Young & Hungry List December 2018.