Deborah Thompson

Debby and Pretzel

Deborah Thompson lives with her cat and four dogs in Fort Collins, Colorado, where she serves as an associate professor in Colorado State University. She is the winner in the nonfiction category of the 2008 Missouri Review Editor’s Prize, the 2009 Florida Review Editor’s Prize, the 2010 Southeast Review Editor’s Prize, and the 2010 Iowa Review Award.  Her piece “Mishti Kukur,” about street dogs in Kolkata, has received a 2011 Pushcart Prize. Debby’s creative work has appeared in venues ranging from Fourth Genre to The Bark magazine.