Deborah Clearman’s short stories have appeared in The Adirondack Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, Connecticut Review, Green Hills Literary Lantern, Hamilton Stone Review, storySouth, and many other journals, and have been a Glimmer Train award finalist. She wrote and illustrated The Goose’s Tale (Whispering Coyote Press) for children. Her paintings and prints have been widely exhibited in galleries and museums. She leads creative writing workshops for women in jail on Rikers Island for NY Writers Coalition and she serves on the PEN Prison Writing Committee. She lives in New York City and Guatemala.