Debra R Sanchez

Debra R. Sanchez has moved over thirty times...so far. She and her husband have three adult children, four grandchildren, as well as a cat and a dog. She leads and attends various writing groups in the Pittsburgh area and also hosts writing retreats. Her bilingual picture book "And My Mother Cried/Y Mi Mamá Lloró" won The Author Zone TAZ Award for "Best Children's Book 2017" and her writing guide "Prompted, Prodded, Published" was also awarded a TAZ Award in the business book category. Her other writing has won awards at writers conferences in various genres, including children's stories, poetry, fantasy, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Several of her plays and monologues have been produced and published. Her other works have been published in literary magazines, newspapers, and anthologies.