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Debra Thomas

Episode 71: Debra Thomas Enlightens Us With Her Novel Luz, 1/9/23

Debra Thomas is the author of Luz, winner of the 2020 Sarton Award for Contemporary Fiction and the 2020 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Multicultural Fiction. Originally from Binghamton, New York, she has lived in Southern California most of her adult life. A writer, teacher, and immigrant rights advocate, Debra is a former Los Angeles public high school literature and writing teacher and English as a Second Language instructor to adults from all over the world. She currently lives with her husband and dog in Simi Valley, California, just minutes away from her two horses. Her second novel, Josie and Vic, will be published in April 2023. For more information, visit her website here:

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