Heather Myers is a poet from Altoona, Pennsylvania who currently lives in Morgantown, West Virginia.  She is a first-generation college student who received her BA in English with a minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies from the Pennsylvania State University. She is currently working towards an MFA in Creative Writing from West Virginia University, where she also teaches and serves as a graduate assistant superviser of the Eberly Writing Studio and volunteers with the Appalachian Prison Book Project.