Deborah E. Kennedy

Deborah E. Kennedy grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the youngest of three children. She has worked as a reporter, editor, baseball coach, ice cream scooper, cookie packer, and English teacher. Her short stories have appeared in Third Coast magazine, Sou’wester, and North American Review, and she’s contributed pieces to SalonThe EstablishmentThe HairpinThe Oregonian, and Willamette Week, among others. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she now lives in Portland, Oregon. Her debut novel, Tornado Weather, came out with Flatiron Books in July.