Natalie Vestin is a writer and health researcher from Saint Paul, Minnesota. Her creative work explores science, the human body, dance, and religious faith and appears in The Iowa Review, Puerto del Sol, Bellingham Review, Chautauqua, and elsewhere. She has won Crab Orchard Review‘s 2013 John Guyon Literary Nonfiction Prize, the Prairie Schooner 2012 Creative Nonfiction Prize, and the 2012 Sonora Review Essay Prize. Some of her work is available to read online at natalievestin.com. Vestin holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Minnesota and works as a researcher at the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy.
Shine a light, the light won’t pass is Natalie Vestin’s nonfiction chapbook, published in June 2015 by MIEL.