I grew up in the foothills of the Allegheny mountains and was shocked when I left and found flat, tree-less terrain. I am forever amazed at how peculiar and beautiful life can be, and hope that my amazement comes through in my work. I've had writing published in The Photo Review, IndyWeek, The Oakland Review, and various literary magazines. I've exhibited my visual art nationally. To read/view more, please visit annettedeferrari.com.