HeatherWilsonHeather Gemmen Wilson is an award-winning author, having published over 20 books, most notably her memoir, Startling Beauty. She enjoyed an exciting career as a book editor before returning to school, where she discovered that education brings not just new knowledge but a sense of exhilaration. As bell hooks says, we are “changed by ideas.” Heather is now teaching writing at the college level, fulfilling her passion to help the next generation of writers to find their voices and impact the world.