Nora Seilheimer is a creative nonfiction writer, Chicago Public Schools teacher and small town girl who grew up in Saint Clair, Michigan. She earned her BA in English with an emphasis on Creative Writing from Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, MI) in 2008. She is currently attending Northwestern University (Chicago, IL) in pursuit of her MFA in Creative Writing. She teaches English and Social Studies at Collins Academy on the west side of Chicago. She also enjoys yoga, running, biking, camping and any excuse to be outdoors.