Holly Hagman is a teacher and writer from a small town in New Jersey. She graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with her BA in creative writing and her MAT in secondary education. She also earned her MFA in creative nonfiction from Fairfield University where she has been an assistant editor for Brevity and the nonfiction section editor for Causeway Lit. She is currently a nonfiction editor for Variant Literature and a guest blog writer for Longleaf Review. She enjoys cooking, collecting coffee mugs, and cuddling her cats.