Hope Andersen is a poet, novelist, and screenwriter living in North Carolina. Her poems have appeared in a number of magazines including Ink &Nebula, The Pangolin Review, and The Literary Yard. Her novel The Book Sisters was released in November 2017. Recently, she partnered with producer Carlo Martinelli (Cold Mountain) on the feature film Private Battles. The source of her inspiration is the world around her, including her husband, her three grown children, and her two dogs.