Heather Altfeld
Author and Poet, California

Heather Altfeld is a poet and essayist. Her two books of poetry are The Disappearing Theatre (2016) and Post-Mortem (forthcoming 2020). Her work is featured or forthcoming in the 2019 Best American Essays, Orion Magazine and Conjunctions, among others. She lives in Northern California and teaches at California State University, Chico.

Written by Heather Altfeld

Photo by Harry Gruyaert/Magnum

Stories and literature
Sweetness and strangeness

In our image-saturated, over-sped world, we are losing the imaginative power to create and find meaning through metaphor

Heather Altfeld & Rebecca Diggs