Deborah Wood Holton

Deborah Wood Holton, associate professor at the School for New Learning of DePaul University, has served as Writer-in-Residence for the District of Columbia and as dramaturg for such distinguished companies as the Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival and Pegasus Players. She has been involved in radio and recording projects through the years, and for over the past five years her reading voice has been a mainstay on CRIS radio’s “Weekend Edition,” a program featuring fiction by known and unknown authors. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in many publications including Essence. Currently, she is completing a novel set in ancient Egypt, a preoccupation of hers since childhood.