Kristy Kurjan is based out of Traverse City, Michigan. She is a writer, publisher, and owner of KPO Creative LLC. She is a member of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), 100 Women Who Care, and Help In Heels volunteer (Traverse City, MI). Her first book, Nap-A-Roo, has received national awards including the 2015 Silver IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Picture Book (0-3), the 2014 Silver Moonbeam Award for Best Board Book, and was named a finalist in the 9th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards. In an effort to share the joys of her book, Kurjan has participated in various morning news shows, radio, pod casts, blogs, and print interviews. She is always up for a new adventure and enjoys meeting interesting people. Mother to identical twin boys, the fun never stops. She enjoys running, boating, traveling, and reading to her family.