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Kelly Hedglin Bowen

Kelly Hedglin Bowen is a writer, activist, and sailing instructor. She teaches creative writing from her floating classroom on Lake Champlain. Her prose has appeared in Fiction Advocate, the Pitkin Review, and the Huffington Post. In 2017, her essays were shortlisted for the Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction, an Arts & Letters prize, and the New South Prize. This essay is taken from a chapter of her in-progress memoir “Mystic Trinities.”