Nora Seilheimer is a Michigander and writer living in New Orleans. She is the Associate Editor of Bayou Magazine and teaches Kids Yoga in addition to a weekly yoga class to female inmates at Orleans Justice Center. She is currently working on an essay collection about home ownership. Her work is published with Midwestern Gothic, Longleaf Review, Memoir MixtapesThe Collapsar, Door is a Jar, and Longridge Review and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. You can also find her on Twitter @nslhmr

Read more about her process and her Midwestern upbringing here.