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Belinda featured in March 2008 Writers' Showcase

Miracle story collection, LIVING PROOF, excerpted in October 2007 Long Story Short

Belinda Yvonne Hughes is an autism paraprofessional, photographer, author and certified yoga instructor who lives with her four-legged children, Stevie, Sweetie, Teresa, Myron and Dawna in Southwest Louisiana.


Belinda has sung 60s, 70s, 80s and Blues rewrites in church (Lake Charles Community Church of the Brethren, aka L3CB), served on the Board of Commissions, edited the church newsletter, and spearheaded the Nursing Home Outreach Ministry. She has also volunteered at the AIDS Council Food Pantry and Calcasieu Women's Shelter.

 Her work has been read on-air at KPLC-TV(NBC), and published in the ( McNeese State University) Contraband, the (Lake Charles) American Press, (Lake Charles Community Church of the Brethren) Newsletter, Long Story Short (), and Amaze: The Cinquain Journal (), among others. She has been featured on KPLC-TV(NBC) and KLCL-AM.

Belinda is currently a member of Lake Area Photographers (, Calcasieu Federation of Teachers, and American Federation of Teachers.