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Deborah Levine

Deborah Levine is an award-winning author, blogger, editor, and coach. Brought up in British Bermuda, Deborah immigrated to America where she received multiple degrees in culture-related fields and began her writing career. Headquartered in Chattanooga, she writes, teaches, and publishes her work locally and globally.

About Deborah . . .

… AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR: Recipient of a national press association award for her religious diversity guide, Teaching Curious Christians about Judaism, which was taken to Vatican City as a gift for Pope Francis. Going Southern: The No-Mess Guide to Success in the South was featured on CSPAN.  Deborah received the 2013 Champion of Diversity Award from DiversityBusiness.com. The Liberator’s Daughter was named a Finalist in the Memoir category of the 2017 New Generation Indie Book Competition. The sequel, The Magic Marble Tree will be available in the Fall 2017.
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… EDITOR: Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the American Diversity Report (ADR) with readers across the US and in more than 40 countries. She recruits / publishes dozens of writers and bloggers.  As Research Coordinator of the College of Engineering and Computer Science/U. of TN at Chattanooga (CECS), she advised faculty on writing  articles for publication. Deborah also taught technical writing to STEM students.
WRITING COACH: Consultant & Coach of Write That Book! Deborah has advised writers locally, nationally, and internationally on structuring their books and telling their stories. Writers from Chattanooga, to the Philippines, to Washington D.C. have benefitted from her mentoring, coaching, and workshops as well as her editing expertise.
… BLOGGER & JOURNALIST: Deborah became a blogger with The Huffington Post in 2012. She has been a reporter/community correspondent for The Chattanooga Times Free Press, The Chattanooga News Chronicle. She has published articles in The American Journal of Community Psychology, The Journal of Public Management & Social Policy, Harvard Divinity School Bulletin, and The Journal of Bermuda Maritime Archeology.
… ACADEMIC DEGREES: In addition to an undergraduate degree in cultural anthropology (Harvard University, New York University), Deborah has a Masters degree in urban planning (University of Illinois at Chicago) and a Masters degree in religion (Spertus Institute). She earned several research fellowships (American Jewish Archives, UCLA). Deborah has been adjunct faculty at several colleges (Elmhurst College, Tulsa University, UTC) and guest lecturer (Oberlin College, Southern Adventist University, Northern Kentucky State University).

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