Laurie is a literary fiction writer. She obtained her B.S. in English (Education) from the University of Illinois, and both an M.A. and Ph.D. in English (20th-century American literature) from Arizona State University. Laurie has written eight novels and is still writing! She resides in Paradise Valley and Flagstaff, Arizona, with her husband, Steve. You can read more at LaurieLisa.com.