Deidra Whitt Lovegren has written over one hundred short stories and regularly competes in international writing contests.

Her novel The Medicine Girl debuted in July 2022. The sequel The Medicine Woman was released in August 2023. Her shorter works include 21 Conversations, a collection of dialogue-only stories, and The Lady of the Match, a short story collection translated into Arabic that premiered at the Cairo International Book Fair in 2024. 

Over her teaching career, Deidra has taught scores of English classes from preschool to college. Currently, she is a humanities instructor at a private high school. 

She lives in Virginia with her husband of 30 years, three sons, and three rescue cats: General Sherman, Cinna(mon Girl), and Marty. 


Contact Deidra at: lovegren.deidra@gmail.com

See AWARDS for a list of prize winning stories.