Hannah Cooper McCauley (b.1989, Tupelo, MS) received a BFA from Jacksonville State University in 2012 and is currently pursuing an MFA from Louisiana Tech University. She enjoys working in narrative photography, both digital and analogue, and her work investigates the curious nature of transition encapsulated within the genre of magical realism. Cooper McCauley’s work has been exhibited in group and solo shows at various venues internationally, including the Houston Center for Photography, the Vermont Center for Photography, Photo Beijing 2014, and the 2014 Pingyao, China International Photography Festival. Hannah has been published in Photo District News as well as PHOTO+ Magazine, and has been awarded numerous grants and fellowships from such institutions as the Society for Photographic Education and Louisiana Tech University. Most recently, she was named a student winner in the 2015 PDN Photo Annual, as well as awarded an honorable mention in the 2015 Lenscratch Student Prize. Cooper McCauley currently lives and teaches in Ruston, Louisiana with her husband Zachary and dog Albert, the world’s longest photo assistant.