About Andrea Clausen
Andrea Clausen is earning her MFA in the Rainer Writer’s Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University in WA State, focusing on creative nonfiction. She designed a publishing internship with Writing It Real as part of meeting her degree requirements. Currently an English and law instructor at Green River Community College, she has worked for the Department of Ecology in the Washington State Attorney General’s Office.
Bonnie Rough’s memoir, Carrier, which won the 2011 Minnesota Book Award, includes extensive research via family stories, interviews, pictures, legal records, letters, and more, but it is her compassionate portrayal of her grandfather, Earl, who passed away soon after her … Continue reading →