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Chosen by Barbara Kingsolver for the Bellwether Prize for Literature of Social Change, The Girl Who Fell From the Sky (Algonquin Books), is one of the Washington Post's Best Novels of 2010 and a Top 10 Book 2010 of The Oregonian.

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Hedgebrook Writing Workshop with Heidi DurrowI am very excited to teach another week-long writing workshop this Fall in October 2019 at Hedgebrook, an idyllic writer's retreat where I was in residence for 4 weeks in 1998 (before I had published a single word!) and again in 2010 for a two-week stay (at the end of my hardcover book tour).


The workshop, Beginner's Mind: A Master Class to Turn Your Yearning to Write Into Words, is tailored for th

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“A woman made of parts is a dangerous thing. You never know when she'll throw away a piece you may need.”
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“If there’s no one else to tell another side - the only story that can be told is the story that becomes true. (p. 173)”
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“I'm not the color of my skin. I'm a story. One with a past and a future unwritten.”
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