Ingrid Ricks


Ingrid Ricks is a Seattle-based writer and speaker who focuses on overcoming adversity, embracing life and turning dreams into reality. She is currently partnering with a Seattle-area high school to help at-risk teens claim their power by finding their voice and writing their stories. She is also collaborating on the development of an ongoing writing/empowerment workshop that uses Hippie Boy: A Girl's Story as a writing guide to help at-risk teens tell their stories. Ingrid's stories have been published in Salon, Ladies' Home Journal, The Seattle Times and a variety of other publications. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two daughters and when not writing, she can be found at soccer games, ice hockey games, the beach, the local jazz club or Aster, her all-time favorite coffee shop. Hippie Boy: A Girl's Story is her first book. For more information, visit

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