A born and bred Oklahoman, Heather Levy is a novelist who loves exploring the darker side of humanity. She is a graduate of Oklahoma City University's Red Earth MFA program for creative writing where she mentored under Edgar Award winner Lou Berney. Her recent work includes the short feminist fiction piece, “You Should Smile More,” published in an anthology by Muzzleland Press. WALKING THROUGH NEEDLES is her debut novel. It was a 2019 Pitch Wars selection and will be published in Summer 2021 by Polis Books.