Ann Garvin is the author of I Like You Just Fine When You're Not Around. She earned her MS from Madison in exercise physiology, and a PhD in exercise and health psychology, hoping to understand how physical activity effects the brain. She has been teaching in the University of Wisconsin system since 1990, and is now a full tenured professor. She is a sought after speaker and educator at writers conferences and festivals, and also holds an adjunct Master’s of Fine Arts’ position at Southern New Hampshire University. She is the author of the previous titles On Maggie's Watch and The Dog Year. Find her at Facebook or Twitter @anngarvin_.