Debra Di Blasi
received the 2003 James C. McCormick Fellowship from the Christopher
Isherwood Foundation and a 2005 Pushcart nomination. Books include
Drought & Say What You Like (New Directions), winner of the 1998
Thorpe Menn Book Award, Prayers of an Accidental Nature (Coffee
House Press), and The Jirí Chronicles & Other Fictions (forthcoming
from FC2 Books in 2007). Her fiction has been adapted to film, radio,
theatre, and audio CD in the U.S. and abroad.