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Deanna R, Adams

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DEANNA R. ADAMS is an award-winning writer, speaker, instructor, essayist and author of eight books, both fiction and nonfiction. She is the “Book Whisperer” at the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library’s Writer’s Center, coordinates the Western Reserve Writers’ Conference and teaches online writing courses for the Pennwriters organization. Her web site is http://www.deannaadams.com. She received an Ohio Excellence in Journalism Award in 2009.

Deanna’s first book, Rock ’n’ Roll and the Cleveland Connection (Kent State University Press, 2002), was named a finalist for the Ohioana Award for nonfiction, and the ARSC Award (Association for Recorded Sound Collections) for excellence in research. Other books include Confessions of a Not-So-Good Catholic Girl. Peggy Sue Got Pregnant, Scoundrels & Dreamers, Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Roots, Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Venues, and The Writer’s GPS: A Guide to Writing & Selling Your Book. Her latest novel is The Truth about Justyce, to be released in April 2020. Deanna’s email address is Deannawrites10@gmail.com

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