Tag Cavello was born in Norwalk, Ohio in 1971. His family roots include Italy, France,and Africa.

He graduated from Norwalk High School in 1989 and began writing in the summer of 1990. Many of his stories take place in the area of northern Ohio where he grew up. His interests lie mainly in fantasy, coming-of- age, and horror.

In 2006 he moved to Manila, Philippines where he taught English for five years. Today he lives in Muntinlupa City (Manila) with his wife and two young daughters.