Mandy Hitchcock is a writer, bereaved mother, cancer survivor, and recovering lawyer. She is currently re-writing (for the third time) her first memoir, and her essays have been featured in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, The Sun Magazine’s Readers Write, Modern Loss, and others. She also tells stories live on stage at The Monti in North Carolina and was a cast member of the 2014 Raleigh-Durham production of Listen To Your Mother. A mom of three—two living children and one sweet spirit—she lives with her family in Carrboro, North Carolina, where she writes away in her basement and practices just a bit of law on the side. Read more at mandyhitchcock.com.