Hillary Leftwich (she/her) is a neurodivergent writer and author of Ghosts Are Just Strangers Who Know How to Knock (Agape Editions, 2023, 2nd edition) and Aura (Future Tense Books and Blackstone Audio Publishing, 2022). She owns Alchemy Author Services and Writing Workshop and teaches writing at several universities and colleges along with Lighthouse Writers, a local nonprofit for adults and youth. She focuses her writing on class struggle, single motherhood, trauma, mental illness, the supernatural, ritual, and the impact of neurological disease. On the outskirts of the writing world, she is also a professional Tarot and Bones reader and teaches Tarot and Tarot writing workshops focusing on strengthening divination abilities and writing.

Other Works

  • Ghosts Are Just Strangers Who Know How to Knock


Awards and Recognition

  • Aura is one of Buzz Feed News’s “17 Recent and Upcoming Books from Indie Publishers You Need to Read," also considered for the Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose for the 2022 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes and is a finalist for the Big Other Book Award.