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About the Artist

Holly J. Hughes (Indianola) is co-author with Brenda Miller of The Pen and The Bell: Mindful Writing in a Busy World (Skinner House Press, 2012), editor of the award-winning anthology, Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer’s Disease (Kent State University Press, 2009) and author of the chapbook Boxing the Compass (Floating Bridge Press, 2007). Nominated for several Pushcart prizes, her poems and essays have appeared in many anthologies. She teaches writing at Edmonds Community College, where she co-directs the Convergence Writers Series, and has spent over thirty summers working on the water in Southeast Alaska, most recently as a naturalist.

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