Hilary Hauck grew up in the UK, and lived in Italy for over a decade before moving to the US. Her travels hilaryinfluence her writing, where she explores the cultural and sensorial lenses through which people experience the world. Her poems have appeared in the literary press, her articles and photographs in the regional press.

A graduate of RULE, Penn State Extension’s leadership program, she seeks opportunities to pay forward the valuable lessons from her leadership journey. Active in the writing community, Hilary is current president of Pennwriters, founder of The Inkwell and co-founder of the Allegheny Regional Festival of Books, and treasures Mindful Writers Retreats and the morning Sprint with Ramona.