Deborah Sherman is a writer, photographer, bird nerd, and cat servant 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.

Her latest essay “Our Orchid Tree is Dying” was published with Burningwood Literary Journal in October 2022. “Tale of the Bufo” appeared with Hippocampus Magazine’s Mar/Apr 2022 issue. And her micro-love story “The Fling” was published by Flash: The International Short Short Story Press in 2018. Deborah is an alum of the 2019 Napa Valley Writers Conference and 2021 Sewanee Writers Conference.

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