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173. Heather G. Marshall: "When The Ocean Flies"
23rd April 2024 • Once Upon A Time...In Adopteeland • Jennifer Dyan Ghoston
00:00:00 01:13:32

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Heather G. Marshall is an adoptee, author, speaker, teacher, and traveler. Her short fiction has been published in a variety of journals, including Black Middens: New Writing Scotland, and Quarried, an anthology of the best of three decades of Pine Mountain Sand and Gravel. Her first novel, The Thorn Tree, released in 2014 (MP Publishing). When the Ocean Flies, Heather’s second novel (Vine Leaves Press), released in February 2024. Her TED talk, “Letting Go of Expectations,” centers around her adoption and reunion. In addition to writing, Heather is a mindfulness and yoga teacher and offers mindful writing classes and workshops for adoptees. Originally from Scotland, Heather emigrated to Ireland and then the US. She’s currently based in Massachusetts.

Website: When the Ocean Flies

TEDx: "Letting go of Expectations"

Music by Corey Quinn



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