Amy Hagstrom is the author of THE WILD BETWEEN US (Lake Union, 2023) and the upcoming SMOKE SEASON (Lake Union, 2024). With two decades of experience in the travel and outdoor industry, Amy has been recognized as an O Magazine Insider and previous columnist and feature writer at Travel Oregon, US News, and Huff Post. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing from Whitworth University. A lifelong outdoors enthusiast, she served as a volunteer EMT with her local county search and rescue unit before launching her travel writing career.

After raising three children in the Pacific Northwest, Amy traded the Cascade, Siskiyou, and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges for the Sierra Madre Mountains, making her home in central Mexico with her wife. Visit her at amyhagstrom.com.

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