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Heather Scott Partington was raised in California’s central valley and earned a BA in English Lit from UC Davis. A classically trained ballet dancer, she danced for several companies in the Sacramento area. Heather is a high school English teacher, wife, and mom to two kiddos, Addie and Hank.

Heather is a staff reviewer for Electric Literature and blogs for Ploughshares. Her writing has appeared at The Los Angeles Review of BooksThe Rumpus, Paste Magazine, Sacramento News & Review, and Bookslut. She is the former book reviews editor for The Coachella Review and holds an MFA in Fiction from UC Riverside’s Palm Desert Campus.

Follow her @HeatherScottP.