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Joelle Schumacher

Joelle Schumacher

Joelle Schumacher won the second place in The Short Story Project’s competition My Best Story, 2018.  She is 22 and lives in southern California, where she entertains herself by procrastinating on her college assignments, reading philosophy, doing a lot of yoga, and forgetting to water her herb garden. she also leads a creative writing recovery workshop designed to reconnect college students with their innate inner artist. you can find more of her writing at



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