Deborah A.M. Phillips is the author of Argonauta a fictionalized metaphor about what it means to uncover the truth in a "closed" adoption and the impact it has on both mothers and their families. The plot centers on the dramatic and tragic events of the 1970 October Crisis in Québec, the novel spans serial decades as Maude Digby's discovery takes the story back to 1950 and propels it forward to the 1995 Sovereignty Referendum, and later still into a new generation.
Deborah has a B.A. in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of British Columbia. She is currently working on a series of projects while enrolled at King's College University in the MFA Creative Nonfiction program.
Her articles have been published in both English and French. Her previous work experience includes Program Management at UBC Faculty of Medicine, Director of Women's Ministries in the province of Québec for the PAOC, Inspirational Speaker and Hill Staffer.