Deidra Whitt Lovegren


Deidra has been making up stories for as long as she can remember.

She has written and published over one hundred short stories. Her debut novel The Medicine Girl was published in July 2022.

Deidra co-hosts “Read Lots Write Lots,” a podcast featuring writers from around the world. In addition, she is a judge for Reedsy Prompts.

She is an English teacher who lives in Virginia with her husband of 30 years, her three children, and her black cat, Van Halen. Over her career, she has taught scores of English classes to students from preschool to college.

Contact Deidra at: lovegren.deidra@gmail.com

See AWARDS for a list of prize winning stories.