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Ann Hedreen is an author (Her Beautiful Brain), filmmaker, teacher and creator of the long-running blog, The Restless Nest. Together, she and her husband Rustin Thompson have made more than 100 films, including several full-length documentaries. Their latest, called Zona Intangible and set in Peru, is now in post-production. Ann’s writing has also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Patheos, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, the Seattle Times and other publications. She has an MFA from Goddard College and a BA from Wellesley College. She and Rustin live in Seattle. They have two grown-up children. Ann is currently working on her second book, The Observant Doubter.