Cindy Rizzo is the author of three novels, Getting Back, Love Is Enough, and Exception to the Rule, which won the 2014 Goldie for Best Debut Author. Her short stories and essays have appeared in Unwrap These Presents, Conference Call, Language of Love, and Our Happy Hours, LGBT Voices from the Gay Bars. Cindy has a long career in social justice philanthropy and has served on the boards of many LGBTQ organizations, including currently, Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE). She is a member of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, the world’s largest LGBTQ synagogue. She lives in NYC with her wife and their three cats.They have two adult sons and three wonderful granddaughters.