Best Selling and award winning Author, Debra Shiveley Welch was born in Columbus, Ohio and has lived in the Greater Columbus area all of her life. She now resides in Westerville with her husband, Mark, and their adopted son, Christopher, also a published author.
Debra is the author of four books: Cedar Woman, released in December 2010, Son of My Soul – The Adoption of Christopher, released during November, National Adoption Month, in 2007 and a Best Seller on Amazon within the first week of its release, and has been awarded the FairthWriter's Gold Seal of Approval - Oustanding Read, Books & Authors award for Excellence in Literature and voted Best Non-Fiction Book of 2007 and AllBooks Review Editor's Choice 2010. A Very Special Child, a Best Sellers in English at Amazon Japan and also awarded the FairthWriter's Gold Seal of Approval - Oustanding Read, and Jesus Gandhi Oma Mae Adams, Debra’s first novel, co-authored with Linda Lee Greene, an Amazon Best Sellers. Christopher Bullfrog Catcher, written by her son at eleven-years-of-age, and scribed by Debra, who wrote its introduction, was soon followed by his second book Just Chris, an autobiography documenting his memories of growing up with a deformity, his fight to overcome several learning differences, his delight in being adopted, and his incredible love for the lake on which he was raised. All are available through Saga Books http://www.sagabooks.net/ and at Amazon http://www.amazon.com/.
Currently Debra is working on Ista Numpa, the sequel to Cedar Woman and Christopher’s Family Table, a companion cook book to Son of My Soul - The Adoption of Christopher, which she is co-authoring with her son, Christopher Shiveley Welch. Debra can be reached at http://www.DebraShiveleyWelch.net/.