DEBRA GWARTNEY is the author of two memoirs, Live Through This, finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and I Am a Stranger Here Myself, winner of the River Teeth Nonfiction Prize. She is coeditor with her husband, Barry Lopez, of Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape. Her essay “Suffer Me to Pass,” from VQR, was selected for a 2020 Pushcart Prize. Debra lives in western Oregon.
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