Heather Scott Partington is a writer, teacher, and book critic. She was the winner of a 2017-2018 emerging critics fellowship from the National Book Critics Circle, and served as the 2019-2020 critic in residence for UC Riverside’s Palm Desert MFA. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, and Alta Journal, among other publications. She lives in Elk Grove, California, with her husband and two kids.
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