Courtney “Court” Stevens grew up in the knockabout town of Bandana, Kentucky. She is a former adjunct professor, youth minister, Olympic torchbearer, and bookseller at Parnassus Books in Nashville, TN. These days she writes coming-of-truth fiction and is the community outreach manager for Warren County Public Library in Bowling Green, KY. She has a pet whale named Herman, a bandsaw named Rex, and a tiny fleet of novels with her name on the spine, including YA novels The Blue-Haired Boy, Faking Normal, The Lies About Truth, Dress Codes for Small Towns, and Four Three Two One. Her adult novels include The June Boys and most recently, We Were Kings. More importantly, she in search of the perfect biscuit recipe and a kind way to get the children who live in her house to pick up after themselves.