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Joanne Nelson

Joanne Nelson is the author of the memoir This is How We Leave, which is available from Vine Leaves Press. Her writing appears in anthologies and such literary journals as Brevity, Citron Review, Museum of Americana, and Redivider, and she is also a contributor to Lake Effect on WUWM—Milwaukee’s NPR station. Nelson lives in Hartland, Wisconsin, where she develops and leads community programs. More information is at