A native of Cleveland, Heather (she/her) came to Boston to attend college and earned both her B.A. in English and Women’s Studies and her M.A. in Children’s Literature from Simmons University.
In her years before children, she worked for a variety of nonprofits, including Simmons University, as the Coordinator of the Writing Tutoring Program, and Radcliffe College, where she worked for the Graduate Seminars and the Consortium for Women’s Studies.
When her oldest child was born, she left the world of paid employment to stay home and put her children’s literature degree to real-world use. After successfully seeing her youngest off to kindergarten in the fall of 2011, Heather has worked for a variety of churches in an administrative role and is currently working to earn her Masters of Library Science: Archival Studies at Simmons University.
Heather lives in Natick with her wife, their four children, and two dogs.