Bridget Birdsall (MFA Vermont College) is an author, artist, teacher, and a gifted intuitive healer. She seeks to connect hearts through words and art, and to help those writers with underrepresented VOICES get their work out into the world. Bridget made a mid-life decision to overcome dyslexic challenges and pursue her passion for writing, especially Young Adult (YA) lit and poetry. Today, she is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships. Her debut novel, Ordinary Angels, a story about siblings surviving the death of a sibling is available at Amazon.com and you can see some of her artwork here. Bridget’s has two novels currently seeking traditional publishers with Jonathan Lyons of the Curtis Brown Literary Agency in New York. Mind Stretch Contributor; Consultant.