Bethany Marcel

Bethany Marcel is a freelance writer in Portland, Oregon. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Creative Nonfiction, Fiction Advocate, Motherwell, and The Nervous Breakdown, among others. She has received a residency from The Spring Creek Project. She's currently working on her first book. Find her at www.bethanymarcel.com.

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