2013 Carol Bly Short Story Contest Winner, Deborah DeNicola
Deborah DeNicola is the winner of the 2013 Carol Bly Short Story Contest with her story “Come Alone to the Alone.” Deborah wears several writing hats as a poet, fiction writer, memoirist, critic, essayist, editor and blogger. Her most recent publication is a full collection of poetry, Original Human, from WordTech Communications Press and her spiritual memoir The Future That Brought Her Here, from Nicholas Hays /IBIS Press, which reached #1 in Psychology and Social Sciences on Amazon.com. The memoir, concerned with medieval history, dream image work, travels to Israel, and Jungian thought, contains a sequence of poems to heal her relationship with her deceased father. The poems won her an Individual Artist Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.