Heather Diamond is an American writer who grew up near Seattle and lived in Houston and Honolulu prior to Hong Kong. She earned a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Hawaii and has worked as a bookseller, university lecturer, and museum curator. She is the author of American Aloha: Cultural Tourism and the Negotiation of Tradition, and Rabbit in the Moon: a Memoir. Her creative non-fiction essays have been published in (Her)oics: Women’s Lived Experiences of the Pandemic, Memoir Magazine, Sky Island Journal, Hong Kong Review, Pacifica Review, Rappahannock Review, and Waterwheel Review. She moved to Hong Kong with her local-born husband 2018.