Deborah Sherman is a writer, photographer, gardener, and cat-whisperer from Oakland, California. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College where she served as Editor of the graduate English Department’s literary journal, 580 Split. Deborah’s thesis garnered the Amanda Davis Thesis in Fiction Prize Honorable Mention.

Her essay “Tale of the Bufo” appears in Hippocampus Magazine’s March/April 2022 issue, and her micro love story “The Fling” was included in the 2018 anthology Short on Sugar, High on Honey published by Flash: The International Short Short Story Press. Deborah’s writing has been supported by the 2019 Napa Valley Writers Conference and 2021 Sewanee Writers Conference.

She now lives in Delray Beach, Florida, with her husband and two cats, and is working on a collection of essays about place, impermanence, and possibilities.