Cindy Gunderson is best known for her award-winning and best-selling series, the Tier Trilogy. She has written nine full-length novels, as well as an art appreciation series for children under the pen name Cindy Prince. 


When she is not writing in a quiet corner of her local Anythink Library, you can find her planning homeschooling lessons, recording audiobooks, or happily digging in her garden. 

Cindy grew up in Airdrie, AB, Canada, but has lived most of her adult life between California and Colorado. She currently resides in the Denver metro area with her four children and handsome husband, Scott. Cindy holds a B.S. in Psychology from Brigham Young University. 

Cindy's first novel Tier 1 was awarded the CIPPA EVVY Award for 1st Place in Science Fiction (2021) and the Wishing Shelf Red Ribbon Award (2019). Her novel Yes, And was awarded the CIPPA EVVY Award  for 3rd Place in Audiobooks (2021).