Heather J. Macpherson is an essayist, educator, and PhD student at the University of Rhode Island. Her focus in Literature includes Creative Nonfiction, Essaying, and Human-Animal Relationships in Memoir and Autobiography. Her essays and poems have appeared in the Bennington Review, Doctor T.J. Eckleberg Review, 580 Split, and other fine places. Besides writing, teaching, and studying, Heather enjoys traveling, and spending time with friends and family, especially her son.