Deidre Price

Deidre Price, author and speaker, is a mama of three and lit PhD. Her most recent work appears in Boxcar Poetry Review, The Penwood Review, Bamboo Magazine, Praxis, and Dear Angela: Remembering My So-Called Life. She holds degrees in creative writing, philosophy, British and American literature, twentieth century American poetry, and new media studies, and is currently serving as Professor of English at Northwest Florida State College and Editor of the Blackwater Review.

Deidre’s awards for writing include the Grand Prize for Tyndale Publishers’ Imaginary Jesus Contest in 2010. Over the years, she has spoken at various national English and information literacy conferences and in the community on the subject of technology and online communication, specifically related to social media. Her academic work focuses on the intersections of “good enough” motherhood with self-worth and the struggle to maintain identity in domestic spaces. Her dissertation includes in this mix social media and blog culture in the age of autobiography. Her current work melds her loves of poetry, people, and purpose.

She spends whirlwind Florida days with her husband Jonathan and their three loves: Daina, Atticus, and Evangeline. Pour the coffee, pull up a chair, and visit her here.

Most recent project: Butter Side Up: Fat Girl Stories with Happy Endings (publisher pending)

Website: DeidrePrice.com

Represented by Karen Neumair