Celia Rivenbark is the author of the award-winning bestsellers STOP DRESSING YOUR SIX-YEAR-OLD LIKE A SKANK; BLESS YOUR HEART, TRAMP; BELLE WEATHER; and YOU CAN'T DRINK ALL DAY IF YOU DON'T START IN THE MORNING. WE'RE JUST LIKE YOU, ONLY PRETTIER won a Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Book Award for nonfiction and was a finalist for the James Thurber Prize for American Humor. Born and raised in Duplin County, North Carolina, Rivenbark grew up in a small house “with a red barn out back that was populated by a couple of dozen lanky and unvaccinated cats.” She started out writing for her hometown paper. She writes a weekly, nationally syndicated humor column for the Myrtle Beach Sun News. She lives in Wilmington, North Carolina.