Melanie Hoffert
Author, 'Prairie Silence: A Rural Expatriates Journey to Reconcile Love, Home, and Faith'

Melanie Hoffert is the author of "Prairie Silence: A Rural Expatriates Journey to Reconcile Love, Home, and Faith." She grew up on a farm near Wyndmere, North Dakota, where she spent her childhood wandering gravel roads and listening to farmers at church potlucks. Melanie lives in Minneapolis and works for Teach For America. Learn more about her work at melaniehoffert.com.