Publications & Performances


Heather began writing poetry around age 11 and published her first poem in the Herndon High school journal, Scribe.


She has contributed poems to journals and anthologies, including:  

Spillway, Blueline, Hawai’i Pacific Review, Sufi Journal, Cypress Review, Loose Hair Press, Voices from the Porch, Main Street Rag; Motherhood: Journey into Love, Mothers at Home, Inc.; Whose Woods These Are, The Word Works, Inc. 

Heather self-published the chapbooks Chasing the Shadow and Enfolded in Your Embrace and contributed poems to Light to See by, a chapbook with Alshaa T. Rayne and Patrice Wilson. 


Click the Turn of Phrase poster to watch the performance on Youtube.


Canal Street Gallery, Washington D.C. 

Divergent Arts Poetry Series and People's Poetry Festival, Phoenix, AZ

Publication Celebration of Light to See By, Honolulu, HI

Stacey's Coffee House, Falls Church, VA with Irish singer/guitarist Connie McKenna

Open Mics

IOTA, Arlington, VA

Café Muse at the Writer's Center in Bethesda, MD