Meet Deborah Jacobs

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Deborah Jacobs is a publisher and poet living in Nisswa, Minnesota. She has been a literature professor, a restaurateur, an arts administrator, a long-term caregiver, and a professional singer. In October 2018, she founded Danielle Dufy Literary, dedicated to celebrating and promoting short-form literature—poems, short(!) fiction, essayettes, and more. Under the imprint, French Press Editions (“portable, affordable, collectible literature”), she publishes the quarterly anthology, Stone Gathering: A Reader. French Press Editions are sold by subscription, but single issues are retailed through independent booksellers and hand sold at fairs and festivals.