Deborah Clearman

Deborah Clearman is the author of the novel Todos Santos. Her short stories have appeared in The Adirondack Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, Connecticut Review, storySouth, Witness, and many other journals. Formerly program director of NY Writers Coalition, she has led numerous NYWC creative writing workshops for people from diverse backgrounds. Since 2011 she has led weekly writing workshops for women in jail on Rikers Island. A member of PEN American Center, she serves on the PEN Prison Writing Committee. You can visit her website at

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