Laura Stamps is a novelist who loves to play with words and create new forms for her fiction. She is the author of 64 novels, novellas, short story collections, and poetry books, including her latest novella, IT'S ALL ABOUT THE RIDE: CAT MANIA (Alien Buddha Press). Winner of the Muses Prize, she is also the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize nomination and 7 Pushcart Prize nominations. Her fiction and poetry have been published in over 1000 literary magazines worldwide. Laura is an avid gardener and the mom of 4 cats. Currently, she lives in a state forest in Columbia, South Carolina.