H. E. Riddleton is a neurodivergent, mentally ill poetess who, in addition to writing, searches for pretty things on the ground, learns more and more how everything is connected, and watches Star Trek: DS9 with her partner. Her most recent publications include or are forthcoming in Fairytale Review, The Dillydoun Review, Snapdragon: A Journal of Love and Healing, mutiny! literary magazine, Defunct Magazine, and About Place Journal. She is a tutor and lab assistant at her local community college. She had an abortion in Texas in July 2021.