Breathe Free Press, a literary magazine of essaysim: Essays of resistance, imagination, and social awareness. The personal made global, and the global made personal.
FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE EDITOR:
Deborah Di Bari received her MFA from The City College of New York, CUNY. Born and raised in an immigrant Italia working-class in East Harlem. Her psychedelic drawings made with colored pencils led to her twenty-year career in FASHION in New York City’s Garment Center where she designed printed textiles and trendy fashion. Reading energized her imagination to become an artist. Her first creative writing course at NYU inspired her to become a writer. Her short stories have appeared in various journals.
Reading inspired her to be a visual artist. Her first creative writing course at NYU liberated her to move beyond class and gender to write. Her short stories have appeared in various journals.
The 2016 presidential election gave her writing a more pressing context for wider engagement: to make the personal global and the global personal.