Debra Lawless

Debra Lawless is a freelance writer living in Chatham. She earned a BA in history and classics at Stanford University and an MS in journalism at Boston University. A native of Providence, Rhode Island, she has worked for several newspapers and as a political press secretary. Currently, she writes for the Cape Cod Chronicle, specializing in books and authors. She is interested in historic preservation and the visual arts. Her first book was Chatham in the Jazz Age.