therestlessnest

where life's not empty, it's restless.

More by Ann Hedreen

Recent awards:

National Society of Newspaper Columnists, 2016: Honorable Mention, Blogs Under 100,000 unique visitors, for The Restless Nest.

Next Generation Independent Book Awards, 2016: First Place: Memoir (Overcoming Adversity/Tragedy/Challenges) for Her Beautiful Brain

1st Annual United International Latino Film Festival, 2016: Honorable Mention, Zona Intangible. More Zona screenings scheduled in 2017.

Soul-making Keats Literary Competition, 2015: 3rd prize/Religious Essay, “The Naming of Things”

Recently published:

Snowbirds,” 3rd Act Magazine, Winter 2017

The Changing Face of Caregiving,” 3rd Act Magazine, Fall 2016

Going to the Manger as She Is,” Patheos/Good Letters, December 1, 2015

My Spinal Taps for Alzheimer’s“, Wall Street Journal, June 28, 2015

Women Authoring Change,” Hedgebrook website, June 2, 2015

Q&A with Ann Hedreen,” BookCulture blog, May 2015

“Movie Still Alice Hits Home for One Seattle Author, NBC affiliate KING5, February 2015

“Why I Volunteer for Research,” Alzheimer’s Association blog, January 2015

“The Un-Book Tour,” SWP Behind the Book, December 2014

“Typing Class,” excerpted from Her Beautiful Brain, Crosscut, September 2014

“The End of the Nightmare,” Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, March 2014

“Northern House,” Into the Storm: Journeys with Alzheimer’s, Collin Tong, Editor. Seattle: Book Publishers Network, 2014

“The Cover,” Hedgebrook Farmhouse Table Blog, January 2014

“Patience,” MomsRising blog, April 2013

“Stepping Out of the Stream,” Minerva Rising blog, April 2013

“Doll’s House,” Hedgebrook Farmhouse Table blog, March 2013

“Arizona,” Minerva Rising, December 2012

“Laughter and Forgetting,” Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, August 2012 (winner, first place for Health & Science writing, Society of Professional Journalists/Pacific Northwest Chapter)

“If, if, if,” Courageous Creativity, May 2012

“Blue Nest,” Verbalist’s Journal, 2012

“Seward Park,” Seattle Times, Summer 2011

“Typing Class,” Pitkin Review, Spring 2008

Films:

Zona Intangible, in festivals, Fall/Winter 2016

Quick Brown Fox: An Alzheimer’s Story (winner, Women in Film’s 2006 Nell Shipman Award)

The Church on Dauphine Street: One Katrina Story

Art Without Walls: the Making of the Olympic Sculpture Park

–and many others: more information on the White Noise Productions website.

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