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About the Author

Nati del Paso is a writer, counselor, and student of Indigenous Psychology and Shamanism. She was raised in Mexico by a Mexican mother and an American father.

Del Paso moved to Reno, Nevada in 2001 where she studied creative writing and managed the community college’s continuing education writing program and their annual writer’s conference.

She is a counselor in the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity at the University of Washington in Seattle. 

Del Paso weaves psychology and magic realism into suspenseful tales surrounding the immigrant experience, women, environmental, race, and cultural identity issues. 

Nati del Paso lives in Snoqualmie, Washington, on the Indigenous Land of Coast Salish people who have reserved treaty rights to this land, specifically the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe sdukʷalbix. 


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