Heather Altfeld

Heather Altfeld (’08, ’10, ’12, ’15) is a poet and essayist. Her two books of poetry are Post-Mortem (April 2021) and The Disappearing Theatre (2016). Her work is featured or forthcoming in the 2019 Best American Essays, Orion Magazine, Aeon Magazine, Conjunctions, Narrative Magazine, and others. She was the 2017 recipient of the Robert H. Winner Award with the Poetry Society of America and the 2015 recipient of the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry. She teaches in the Department of Comparative Religion and Humanities and the Honors Program at CSU Chico.