Heidi Haverkamp served in parish ministry in the Chicago area as an Episcopal priest for ten years before stepping back to work full-time as an author, spiritual director, and retreat leader. She has written two books: Advent in Narnia: Reflections for the Season and Holy Solitude: Lenten Reflections with Saints, Hermits, Prophets, and Rebels. She has published articles in print and online in The Christian Century and elsewhere. She is a Benedictine oblate at Holy Wisdom Monastery in Wisconsin. She received her M.Div. from The University of Chicago Divinity School in 2006 and completed a certificate in Anglican studies from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary (now Bexley Seabury) a year later. She participated in the Collegeville Institute’s workshop, Working Pastor, Writing Pastor with Martin Copenhaver and Lillian Daniel in July 2011.