Ann Byle

Journalism, Publishing, Spirituality

Ann Byle is a freelance writer with experience in the publishing industry; she has been a literary agent, advertising copywriter, marketing writer, and newspaper copyeditor. She writes locally for Grand Rapids Magazine and West Michigan Christian News, and nationally for Publishers Weekly. She is also the co-author of several books, including Soul Surfer Devotions with Bethany Hamilton and The Edge of Redemption with Troy Evans. In 2006, Byle helped found the Breathe Christian Writers Conference, an event for writers in West Michigan.

Festival Years: 2004, 2006, 2010