Hillary Leftwich is a writer, editor, and teacher living in Denver, Colorado. She is the founder and owner of ☿ Al·che·my Author Services & Writing Workshop, teaches creative writing at Lighthouse Writers, and runs At the Inkwell Denver, a monthly reading series where she strives to create a safe space for all voices to be heard. She focuses her writing on class struggle, single motherhood, trauma, mental illness, the supernatural, ritual, and the impact of neurological disease. Some of her work can be found in The Rumpus, Entropy, Denver Quarterly, and Hobart. She is the author of Ghosts Are Just Strangers Who Know How to Knock (CCM Press/The Accomplices 2019) and Aura, a memoir, (Future Tense Books 2022).