Jade C. Huguenin was born on a U.S. Navy base and spent her life traversing America as a “navy brat.” She is an author, community organizer, youth mentor, and sheltie aficionado as well as a direct descendant of several New England and Acadian founders, including Filles a Marier and Filles du Roi. Jade studied at UConn, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, and Connecticut community colleges. She co-founded the Matthew Chew Memorial Scholarship For The Arts; worked for the US Coast Guard and the US Navy; and enjoys performing in community theater and modeling. Her community work has been covered by NPR and southeastern Connecticut news outlets, and her writing published by various newspapers and academic publications, as well as Brownstone Press, and Arcadia Publishing. She currently serves as the Vice President of the Sandpoint Literary Collective (SLC) in Sandpoint, Idaho.
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