Estella Kuchta is a writer, researcher, and postsecondary instructor. Currently teaching at Langara College in Vancouver, Canada, she is awaiting publication of her first novel, Finding the Daydreamer, while collaborating on a nonfiction education book. She has worked as a writer and researcher for international management consultants, a research assistant to renowned author Dr. Gabor Mate, and an editor for Susila Dharma International. Her creative writing and journalism projects have been published, aired, and broadcast in newspapers and literary magazines, and on radio and TV in Canada and the United States. Her current academic research centres on experiential ecocriticism and the biological impacts of reading love stories.