Avery Kilpatrick was born in Flowood, Mississippi, in April 1996. Raised in a small town in the Mississippi Delta, she has a fondness for nature and the cotton fields that create Southern snow pastures in the fall. After writing her first novel when she was thirteen, Avery decided to pursue her dream as an author at a young age.<br><br>An alumnus of Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi, Avery graduated with a Bachelor’s in English. She also worked on the student-run newspaper, <em>The Delta Statement, </em>during her four-year career at Delta State as a copy-editor and Editor-in-Chief.<br><br>Avery currently lives in a ranch-style home in her hometown in Mississippi. The mother of two fur babies, Cinnamon the spoiled cat, and Remington a.k.a. Remi the service dog, Avery has enough fur from shedding animals to make a fourth pet. When Avery isn’t busy writing her next novel, she goes on walks with her mother and dogs, watches <em>Outlander </em>or <em>Criminal Minds</em> on Netflix, or can be found curled up on the couch with Cinnamon reading a good book.