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About the Artist

Josephine Ensign (Seattle) teaches health policy at the University of Washington. Her literary non-fiction essays have appeared in The Sun, The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, and Silk Road Review. Currently she is writing a book entitled Catching Homelessness, a narrative nonfiction account of her work as a nurse practitioner providing health care to homeless people, while navigating her own passage through homelessness. She writes a blog, “Medical Margins,” on health policy and nursing, and her work is featured in I Wasn’t Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse (Ed. Lee Gutkind).

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