Amber Velez grew up in Tucson, Arizona, and has interned at writing retreats in California and the United Kingdom. Her fiction has appeared in Broken Pencil Magazine, Silver Blade Magazine, and Theakers Quarterly Fiction, among others. Apart from writing, she loves running, traveling afar, and sitting down with a good book, preferably in that order. She is currently working on a fantasy novel.

For insights and anecdotes, check out her blog.