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Lisa M. Van Wormer

Writer, Mother, Iraq War Veteran

Lisa M. Van Wormer spent six years in the Army and writes mostly about her time deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She has an MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing Arts from the University of Baltimore and a Master’s degree in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding from California State University Dominguez Hills. Lisa lives in Pasadena, Maryland, and enjoys spending time with her young daughter, Ivy, and husband, Hayden, who is also an army combat veteran.