Aspley retired as a Sergeant First Class after serving 20 years in the US Army Reserve as a photojournalist with tours in Bosnia, Cuba, Kuwait and Panama. Somewhere in there she earned her drill sergeant hat.

Aspley also served in the Peace Corps, Thailand, 1989-1991. She then worked in North Yorkshire, England as well as Ra’anana, Israel. 

She holds a degree in English Lit with a minor in Film from the University of Minnesota and is a graduate of the Defense Information School, Ft Meade, MD. Retired, she enjoys her kids, rescued pit bull, and surly cat in Minnesota.

 

Books
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Book Awards
Bilingual Children's Series

2015 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Writers in Creative Prose

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2014 AIGA MN Design Award for I Know how to Ni Hao

 illustrator Lucas Richards

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Short stories and poetry

How to make Bosnian Chicken Salad

Hello! America

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