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About the Author

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Janet Hulstrand is a writer, editor, writing coach, and teacher. She is the author of A Long Way from Iowa and Demystifying the French, and coauthor of  Moving On: A Practical Guide to Downsizing the Family HomeShe writes frequently for Bonjour Paris, France Today, France Revisited, and for her blog, Writing from the Heart, Reading for the Road. She created and has taught “Paris: A Literary Adventure” for City University of New York study abroad programs since 1997, and she teaches online classes for Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington DC. She lives in a beautiful little village in the Champagne region of France, where she is working on her next book.


Read an excerpt from A Long Way from Iowa here: https://francetoday.com/learn/books/exclusive-excerpt-my-first-arrival-in-france/

Read an interview with Janet Hulstrand, author of A Long Way from Iowa in Bonjour Paris here.

A Long Way from Iowa: From the Heartland to the Heart of France is now available in both ebook and paperback formats through BookBaby Bookshop, as well as through IndieBound/Bookshop.org and Amazon

Janet tells the background story about her love of France and how it led to her writing her book Demystifying the French here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWzNs4zxtjM 

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