Stacey Ritz

Stacey Ritz is a bestselling author and award-winning writer. She is a multiple time Muse Medallion winner and a proud alumna of The Op Ed Project’s Write to Change the World. Ritz’s fiction novels are emotional dramas that delve into the complexities of relationships, families, friendships and secrets. Animals are often incorporated throughout her stories, due to her extensive background in the animal welfare and her love for all living creatures. Readers cherish her rich and skillful storytelling abilities. Ritz's novels are beloved by readers worldwide. 

An empathetic and compassionate storyteller, Ritz wrote for a plethora of local and national news outlets, magazines, blogs, and websites (copywriter), prior to becoming a novelist. Her book, Covered in Pet Fur  has gained attention from RIVA Media and Animal Planet. She is the Executive Director and co-founder of Advocates 4 Animals, Inc. – a 501(c)3 non-profit animal welfare organization that has saved more than 11,000 lives (and counting).