A. C. Fisher was born in the Netherlands and raised in New Jersey. She graduated from Calvin College and has attended Western Michigan University and LaSalle University; she received a master's in writing from William Paterson University, and participated in summer workshops on writing at the University of Iowa. Fisher taught English and art for more than fifty years at the secondary and college level in the Midwest and New Jersey. Currently she lives in Holland, Michigan, with her husband John.
Fisher has written, illustrated, and published a book of poetry, Daughters of Zion: Voices of the Women in the Bible, and has published articles and poetry in journals for many years.