Amy Gastelum is a freelance radio producer/reporter, public health nurse, audio storytelling instructor and mother. She’s lived and worked in Indianapolis, New York City and Providence. Gastelum earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Indiana University in 2008. She began her nursing career on the antenatal unit at the county hospital in Indianapolis and has continued to work in underserved communities since. She has specialized in mother/baby care, primarily as a public health nurse, making home visits. In 2012 she graduated from the eight-week intensive Transom Story Workshop for radio storytelling and is currently pursuing an MFA in Creative Nonfiction at Butler University. She has reported for PRI’s The World, NPR News, Undark, Side Effects Public Media, Guernica Magazine, and has taught audio storytelling at Indiana University. Gastelum co-produced a limited podcast, Mother, and is mother of two children.