Laura Koerber is an author and artist. She lives on an island in Puget Sound with her husband, cat, and dogs. When not writing or drawing, she volunteers at a cat rescue, goes sailing, and enjoys her flower garden. She received her MA from the University of Washington and her BA from the University of Iowa. She her first book, The Dog Thief was listed by Kirkus Review their 100 Best Indy Books list. Her magical realism novel, The Eclipse Dancer, won an Honorable Mention from Readers' Views.