Courtney Harler is a freelance writer, editor, and educator based in Las Vegas, Nevada. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from Sierra Nevada University (2017) and an MA in English (Literature) from Eastern Washington University (2013). As a writer, Courtney believes in an intuitive writing process that can be honed by dedication to the craft. As a writing coach, she believes in every writer’s full ownership of their voice on the page and that every writer has a unique story to tell. In her editorial work, Courtney strives to honor each writer’s sense of purpose and style for the manuscript at hand. In recent years, for her own work, Courtney has been honored by fellowships and grants from Writing By Writers, Community of Writers, Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, and Nevada Arts Council. Her stories, poems, essays, interviews, and reviews have been featured worldwide, and direct links to her publications and related awards can be found at harlerliterary.llc.