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D. (aka Deanna) Arthur is a Buffalo, NY based fiction & humor writer who is obsessed with books, comedy, and pop culture. 

D. writes humor, fiction, and essays. Her writing has been featured in McSweeney's Internet Tendency,  The Belladonna Comedy, five:2:one magazine, Lost Balloon, Electric Literature, and more. She is a fiction reader for Split Lip Magazine and Slice Magazine. Before moving to Buffalo, she produced comedy shows and literary events in Brooklyn, most notably, DESKS: a monthly reading series dedicated to all words humorous and otherwise. 

With a background in corporate HR, D.’s freelance project portfolio covers a broad span of project management and creative work. She has run PR for a book launch, provided cover letter and resume writing consultations, planned and produced large and small scale events, and even led scavenger hunts around NYC!

D. has a dog named Drake, enjoys hard goat cheeses, is legally blind in one eye, and has over 18 tattoos.