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AK Turner is The New York Times bestselling author of the Vagabonding with Kids series (Brown Books) as well as This Little Piggy Went to the Liquor Store, Mommy Had a Little Flask, and Hair of the Corn Dog (Fever Streak Press). Her works have received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, an IPPY Award for Humor, and been named in BookLife’s Top 5 Indie Books of 2014. 

Turner has traveled to Greece, Ireland, France, the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Canada, the Netherlands, and Italy, and completed extended trips (two months or more) to Russia, Palau, Vanuatu, Mexico, Morocco, England, Spain, Australia, and Brazil.


She is a contributor to the anthologies Leave the LipstickTake the Iguana (Traveler’s Tales), Little White Dress (Mill Park Publishing), I Just Want to Be Perfect and I Just Want to Be Alone (Throat_Punch Books). Her work has been featured online at Scary Mommy, In the Powder Room, The Huffington Post, Nickmom, Felicity Huffman’s What the Flicka?, Home Exchange, Sivana Spirit, and Artocratic, among others, and in a variety of print publications. Podcast appearances include Overseas Property Insider, EOFire, Vroom Vroom Veer, Social Sidekick, Stop Riding the Pine, 
Family Adventure Podcast, and Inspirational Creatives.

A former humor columnist, AK Turner founded “The Writers’ Block” on Radio Boise, serves on the board of the Idaho Writers Guild, and speaks at conferences and in live comedy events. A former Writer-in-Residence for the City of Boise and Idaho State Parks, she lives in Idaho with her husband and two children, but travels frequently as a part-time digital nomad. 

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