Nancy Linnon’s essays have appeared in literary journals and magazines including Creative Nonfiction, Los Angeles Review, Yoga International, Mothering and the anthologies What Wildness Is This: Women Write About the Southwest, Rage & Reconciliation: Inspiring a Healthcare Revolution, and VoiceCatcher. Nancy started her career as a journalist for U.S. News & World Report and has taught writing for 20 years in high schools, universities, and community venues. She has a master’s in teaching from Brown University, an MFA in creative nonfiction from Antioch University, and has been awarded writing residencies at Sitka Center for Art & Ecology and Soapstone. After 15 years of meaningful exile in the Arizona desert, she moved to wet, lush Oregon with her husband, Jesse, and son, Jake. Her passion is exploring ways of accessing the creative self through the powerful act of writing.