IMG_3044Nora Seilheimer is a Michigander and writer living in New Orleans. She is the Associate Editor of Bayou Magazine and teaches trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness to kids and adults. She is currently working on an essay collection about marriage, motherhood, and race. Her work is published or forthcoming with Fourth Genre, Midwestern Gothic, Longleaf Review, and others. Nora has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, the Malcolm Magaw Award, the GCACWT Nonfiction Award, and was selected for the DIAJ Award. You can also find her on Twitter @nslhmr

Read more about her process and her Midwestern upbringing here.