Mindy Hardwick's Blog

Author Mindy Hardwick Muses about Writing

About Me

Mindy is a published writer and facilitates poetry workshops with teens at Denney Youth Juvenile Justice Center. Her books include, STAINED GLASS SUMMER and WEAVING MAGIC as well as numerous articles and short stories. She is the co-editor of four anthologies, written by the youth at Denney, entitled, Call It Courage, I Am From, Because I Wanted to Be Loved, and Please Brave Me, Don’t Cry. Mindy is included on the Washington State Arts Commission Teaching Artist Roster and worked with the youth of the Tulalip Tribe in the 2011 New Directions Music and Art Prevention Program. Currently, she is one of the teaching artists included in the Reclaiming Futures Program at Denney Juvenile Justice Center.

She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College and is a member of Seattle SCBWI. Mindy grew up in St Louis, Missouri and attended Kirkwood High School.  She says that her most interesting job in high school was working at Six Flags in the Games Department, and someday she’ll use that material in a great story!

Please visit Mindy’s website at: www.mindyhardwick.com

Mindy’s Blog Interviews

Inside Prison Writing Blog: Interview with Denney Juvenile Justice Center Poetry Workshop Facilitator, Mindy Hardwick

Mindy’s Guest Blog Posts

“Memory Monday  Books from Blah to Basically Amazing–Homecoming by Cynthia Voigt

“Journey to Publication of Stained Glass Summer”

Am I An Artist–Euterpe YA/Musa Publishing

The Pumpkin Box Costume–MuseItUp Publishing


2 responses to “About Me

  1. Michael says:

    Hi Mindy!

    I am so happy to hear of your latest published book! Becca shared the news with me today! Congratulations! I imagine this new format comes with its own benefits and new experiences.

    Here’s to wishing you great success!

    Kind Regards,

  2. Mindy says:

    Thanks Michael!!!

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