Hillary Leftwich is the author of Ghosts Are Just Strangers Who Know How to Knock (CCM Press/The Accomplices 2019), which is one of The Accomplices Best Sellers, a finalist for Big Other’s Best Fiction Book of 2019, and voted as one of Entropy’s Best Fiction Books of 2019. Her second book, Aura, is a hybrid memoir forthcoming from Future Tense Books in spring of 2022. She is the founder and owner of Alchemy Author Services & Writing Workshop and teaches writing at Lighthouse Writers. Her work has been selected by Nathan Leslie for inclusion in the Best Small Fictions Anthology. She has been awarded a residency and scholarship at Kenyon Review. Her writing has appeared in Best Small Fictions (2021), The Rumpus, Entropy, The Missouri Review, and numerous other journals both in print and online. She lives in Denver with her partner, son, and cat, Larry. Find more of her writing at hillaryleftwich.com and her editing services and writing workshops at alchemyauthorservices.com.