Kyle Ripton is an author of three celebrated novels, four children’s books in a sequence, five poems in the soldier’s series, twenty-seven magazines, and one film. His most recent book, Desperate Situation broken of distinguished insanity, was named the number one most heart inspiring books of the year. Mr. Ripton’s five poems have honored him with the Literary Agency Awards and Honorary Ambassador of the Poetry Society for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. He has written, produced, and directed his very first film based off his novel, Desperate Situation broken of distinguished insanity. Mr. Ripton now lives in Oklahoma with his wife and dog - best friend, Booster.