Annie Connole is an essayist living in the Mojave Desert. She was born and raised in the rocky highlands of Helena, Montana. Annie received a BA from The New School where she studied art and philosophy and a MFA in Creative Writing from University of California Riverside – Palm Desert in 2018. Her essays have appeared in Writers Resist and zimzum. Currently, she is at work on a book-length collection of essays set against the backdrop of life in the High Desert. Learn more at www.annieconnole.com.