Kristy Kurjan is based out of Traverse City, Michigan. She is an author, mother, and owner of KPO Creative LLC. She is a member of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), Running In Heels Organization, and avid volunteer with Help In Heels women’s charity. She is the author of books in her Creative Kids Board Book Series: Nap-a-Roo, Dream Sweet Dreams and The Many Ways To Say I Love You. Her first board book, Nap-A-Roo, 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. She is the Managing Editor at Bay Life North Magazine located in Northern Michigan. In an effort to share the joys of her work, 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 three beautiful children, the fun never stops. She enjoys running, boating, traveling, and reading to her family.