A writer and filmmaker, Ann’s memoir, Her Beautiful Brain, will be published in September 2014. She has an M.F.A. in creative writing from Goddard College, is an alumna of the Hedgebrook center for women writers and teaches memoir writing at Seattle Central Community College. Ann and her husband Rustin Thompson own White Noise Productions and together have made more than 100 documentary films. They have two young adult children and live in south Seattle. Print versions of the Restless Nest are available here.