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Heather Ostman

Heather is the author and editor of multiple short stories, articles, and books, including: Kate Chopin and the City (2024), The New View from Cane River (2022), Teaching Writing through the Immigrant Story (2021), American Women Activists and Autobiography (2021), The Second Chance Home for Girls (2021), Kate Chopin and Catholicism (2020), Reframing the Lens: the Fiction of Junot Diaz (2017), Kate Chopin in Context (2015), Kate Chopin in the Twenty-First Century (2008), and Writing  Program Administration and the Community College (2013). She is a professor of English and teaches writing and American literature. She is the co-founder and President of the Kate Chopin International Society. Heather also is a long-distance runner and coaches youth soccer. She lives in New York with her family, including three dogs, Brogan, Henry, and Daisy, and two cats, Lucy and Ethel.

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