Heather Gemmen Wilson is an award-winning author and speaker, 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. 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.