Amy Rivers writes novels, short stories and personal essays. She is the Director of Northern Colorado Writers, and was chosen as 2021 Indie Author of the Year by the Indie Author Project.
Her novel All The Broken People was recently selected as the Colorado Author Project winner in the adult fiction category. She's been published in We Got This: Solo Mom Stories of Grit, Heart, and Humor, Flash! A Celebration of Short Fiction, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses, and Splice Today, as well as Novelty Bride Magazine and ESME.com.
In April 2021, Complicit, the first book in the A Legacy of Silence series was published. It recently won 2nd place in the 2021 CIPA EVVY Awards.
She was raised in New Mexico and now lives in Colorado with her husband and children. She is a former director for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) of Otero & Lincoln Counties. She holds degrees in psychology and political science, as well as continuing education in forensic criminology and victim advocacy, all topics she loves to write about.
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