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Inspirational Poetess formerly from the Fan District of Richmond, Virginia. Left The fan six years ago, moving to Buckingham Virginia. Turning her lifetime journals into beautiful works of Poetry. She now resides in Mineral, Virginia.


Background Information

Debra Baker began writing as a young lady. Her journals were the one place she could hold all of her thoughts. Her Aunt, Helen Oxendine, a Poet herself was a great influence in Debra's talent. Often telling Debra she had a gift. Twentyyears ago Debra took on the challenge of expressing her journals and words written in them, taking and turning them into beautiful poetry. In 2005 Debra was diagnoised with Cancer.After a long battle she is now in remission. However, the Cancer took the majority of her eye sight. She refused to believe her writing career was done with. With the help and devotion of her husband, he persuaded her to let him be her eyes for now. Debra continues to write so beautifully from the heart.

Birth Place
Richmond, VA USA
Accomplishments

2003 Shadow Poetry Award. Poetry.com 2003 Editors Choice Award, and 2004 Editors Choice award. 2005 Todays Woman Poet of the Year Award. Apoeticjourney Poet of the Month for August 2007. Poet of the Year for 2007 at Apoeticjourney. The Writingforum Poet of the Month of April 2008. Debra wrote a poem title: "The Unfortunate Man," which was featured in the Florida Tribune on an article of the homeless in our society. Debra's works have been featured in books titled, "Whispers,"
"Letters of the Souls," "On the Wings of Pheagasus," "Patterns of Life," "Tower of Faith,"
and the "June 2008 Volume 7 NO#1 Taj Mahal Review International Journal" devoted to Arts,Literature, Poetry and Culture.

Additional Information

Debra was selected amongst a few Poets to be featured in a book titled, "Tower of Faith." Debra considered this her greatest honor. The proceeds of the book go to support the Madelina Grace Foundation, which raises monies for women who have lost a child as a result of still birth, also covering burial expenses for parent's who have lost a newborn.

Contact Information

1791 Davis Highway 
Mineral VA 23117   USA
Contact Author: Debra Faulconer Baker
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