Amy Rivers was born and raised in southern New Mexico and currently resides in Colorado with her husband, kids and cat. She has a Master's degree with concentrations in Psychology and Politics, two 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" ESME.com and Splice Today. Her first novel, "Wallflower Blooming," was published in August 2016. "Best Laid Plans and Other Disasters" is coming in January 2017.