Maura Deering is a freelance writer and rowing/fitness coach in Seattle. She earned a bachelor of arts in English (creative writing) and anthropology from the University of Washington and a law degree from the University of the Pacific, McG…eorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. She recently retired from a 15-year career as an attorney.
Maura is a published writer with a nonfiction book in progress. Her essays and articles have appeared in the Seattle Weekly, Bird Watcher's Digest, ParentMap, King County Bar Bulletin, and UC Davis Magazine. She received silver medals for her writing from Parenting Publications of America and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
She is a US Rowing level 2-certified coach and maintains a fitness and training blog.