Heather Harpham MA, MFA
The Living Story: The Transformative Power of Sharing (and Listening to) Transplant Stories with Care, Communion and Courage
Heather Harpham is a writer, teacher and theater artist whose work has appeared in The Guardian, Slate, Parents, More, Water~Stone Review and Red Magazine (UK). Her memoir, Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After, chronicling her child’s 2005 successful bone marrow transplant, was a 2018 Reese Witherspoon Book Club selection and is being developed for film by Pretty Pictures. Ms. Harpham’s writing also includes six solo plays which have toured nationally and internationally.
Her work has been recognized with the Brenda Ueland Prose Prize, a Marin Arts Council Independent Artist Grant and support from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund for Women. Ms. Harpham currently teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and lives outside New York City with her family.