Debra Shiveley Welch was born in Columbus, Ohio and has lived in the Greater Columbus area all of her life.
A third generation poet, Debra has been writing since age nine. In her early twenties, she had her own column in the Baltimore Eagle Gazette.
Debra is the award winning author of four books: Cedar Woman, "Son of My Soul – The Adoption of Christopher" etc.
In May of 2011, Debra signed on as partner in Saga Books Publishing and has expanded its services to eBooks and a promotional program for its authors.
Currently Debra is working on “Ista Numpa,” a sequel to “Cedar Woman.” Debra can be reached at DebraSWelch@aol.com