Amy Rivers was born and raised in southern New Mexico and currently resides in Colorado with her husband and kids. Her graduate work focused on politics, psychology and forensic criminology, topics she loves to incorporate into her personal essays and novels. Amy has been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses, Novelty Bride Magazine, and Splice Today, as well as several fiction anthologies. She is the author of two novels, Wallflower Blooming and Best Laid Plans & Other Disasters. Her third novel, All the Broken People, will be released in March 2019.