Photo Scott Simpson

Photo Scott Simpson

Deborah Reed’s forthcoming novel, Violet Swan, will be published in June, 2020, by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She is the author of the novels: The Days When Birds Come Back, Olivay, Things We Set on Fire, and Carry Yourself Back to Me, as well as two popular thrillers under the pen name Audrey Braun. 

Deborah holds a Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing and is co-director of the Black Forest Writing Seminars at the University of Freiburg in Germany. She teaches creative writing at workshops around the U.S. and in Europe.

She lives on the coast of Oregon, and is the owner of Cloud & Leaf Bookstore in Manzanita.