Heather Peterson graduated with a BA in Classics from Brown University, where she was a student advisor, writing tutor, and copy editor for the Brown Daily Herald. Since graduating from college, Heather has earned her M.A. in English from Lancaster University in England and her M.F.A. in Fiction Writing from the University of Florida. After finishing her M.F.A., Heather spent one more year in Gainesville, FL, writing content for Shadow Health, a company that produces educational simulations of health interviews and exams to be used in the training of nurses and other health care providers.
Currently, Heather is living in Vermont and editing her first novel. Her fiction can be found most recently in The Collagist and Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art. When Heather isn’t writing, she can be found walking her dog through the woods, cooking, or reading.
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