Heidi M. Rogers writes and illustrates books for kids, centering around themes of community, empathy, inclusion, and love. She graduated with a BA in art in 2005 and is a member of SCBWI. She started ImagineInk, a monthly critique group for picture book writers, in 2013, and is a member of the Hot Mess Writers Club, a critique group for YA and MG. Her illustration work received an Honorable Mention in the 2022 #PBParty showcase. Born and raised in Southern California, Heidi now lives in Salt Lake City with her husband, four children, and their guinea pig.