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Joanne Nelson

Joanne Nelson’s writing appears in anthologies and literary journals such as the museum of Americana, Midwestern Gothic, and Redivider. She is the 2017 winner of The Peninsula Pulse’s Hal Prize in nonfiction. In addition, Nelson gives presentations on topics related to writing, creativity, and meditation. Nelson lives in Hartland, Wisconsin where she develops and leads community writing programs and maintains a psychotherapy practice. She holds an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars, an MSSW from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is a certified meditation instructor. Additional information is available at wakeupthewriterwithin.com.