Hea-Ream Lee

Hea-Ream Lee is a writer and teacher from the East Coast living in the desert. Her work appears in Shenandoah, Terrain.org, Popula, and others, and she has received fellowships from the Wormfarm Institute and the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference. She received an MFA in creative nonfiction at the University of Arizona, where she edited fiction for Sonora Review and currently teaches undergraduate writing. She is working on a book about seed banks and longing.

The Last Good Day

An essayist hikes through an ancient seabed in the Huachuca Mountains, surveying the status of her relationships and of a rare but resilient desert flower.