Debra Di Blasi

Debra Di Blasi is an award-winning multi-genre, multimedia author of seven books, including, Drought & Say What You Like (New Directions), which won the Thorpe Menn Literary Excellence Award, Prayers of An Accidental Nature (Coffee House), and The Jiri Chronicles (University of Alabama Press/FC2). Her writing has appeared in The Iowa Review, Notre Dame Review, Pleiades, Chelsea, Boulevard, New Letters, The Lost Angeles Review, Kestrel, Drunken Boat, among others, and in notable anthologies of innovative writing. She is a former publisher, educator, and art columnist. More at