Amy Tietjen writes stories and poetry for children of all ages. Her accomplishments include holding an M.A. from Baylor University, instructing psychology and Pilates (not at the same time), giving birth without painkillers—twice—and being a chicken-whisperer. Some of her hobbies are traveling (getting lost), cooking (eating), all things outdoors, and laughing at her own jokes. She hails from Western Massachusetts and currently resides in New York, with her fantastic family of humans, dogs, and chickens.