Raised in the Detroit suburbs, Eliza Nellums now lives with her cat outside Washington DC. Her first novel All That’s Bright and Gone was named as an Amazon Editor’s Pick for December, and was praised in the Washington Post and RealSimple Magazine. Her second novel The Bone Cay arrives in December 2021. She is a member of the Metro Wriders, a weekly critique group that meets in Dupont Circle. An amateur botanist and avid gardener, she divides her time between plants, books, and cats.