Debra Spark

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Debra Spark
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Born 1962
Boston, Massachusetts
Occupation professor
Nationality American
Alma mater Yale University
Genres novel, short story, essay
Notable awards John C. Zacharis First Book Award

Debra Spark (born 1962) is an American short story writer, essayist, and editor. She teaches at Colby College[1] and at Warren Wilson College.[2]


Debra Spark was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1962. She graduated from Yale University. Her work has appeared in AGNI,[3] Esquire, Narrative,[4] Ploughshares,[5] The New York Times, Food and Wine, Yankee, Down East, The Washington Post, Maine Home + Design and The San Francisco Chronicle.

She lives with her husband and son in North Yarmouth, Maine.





  • Debra Spark, ed. (1986). 20 under 30: best stories by America's new young writers. Scribner's. ISBN 978-0-684-18640-5. 


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