Heather Hauck was born near Daegu, South Korea. As a transracial Korean American adoptee most of her work is centered around race, identity, and loss. She is a mother, teacher, and a fierce advocate for culturally responsive justice education. Her work can be found in Raising Mothers, Visible Magazine, Korean Quarterly, Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota and she was a 2019 participant of Listen to Your Mother Twin Cities. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her family.