Nora Seilheimer is a Michigander and nonfiction MFA candidate at University of New Orleans. She is the Co-Editor of Bayou Magazine and teaches a weekly yoga class to female inmates at Orleans Justice Center. She is currently working on an essay collection about her competitive figure skating career. Her work is published with Midwestern Gothic, Longleaf Review, Memoir MixtapesThe Collapsar, Door is a Jar, and Longridge Review. You can also find her on Twitter @nslhmr

Read more about her process and her Midwestern upbringing here.