Rita Arens

Rita Arens authors Surrender, Dorothy. She is BlogHer.com's managing editor. 

Her parenting anthology, SLEEP IS FOR THE WEAK was published by Chicago Review Press in September 2008 and won a 2009 gold NAPPA.

Her debut young adult novel, THE OBVIOUS GAME was published in 2013 by InkSpell Publishing.

She lives with her husband and daughter in Kansas City. She has a BA in communications studies from the University of Iowa and a MA in English/professional writing from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. Follow Rita on Twitter.