Mignette Patrick Dorsey recently kicked off her book-signing tour for Speak Truth to Power: The Story of Charles Patrick, A Civil Rights Pioneer. The story is based on Dorsey’s father, Charles Patrick, a civil rights leader from Alabama whose case against a white police officer propelled his fight for social justice in the fifties.

WITS Writer Deborah Frontiera’s entry, Living on Sisu, is a finalist in the 2009 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards contest and will receive recognition November 6 at the Arizona Authors Association banquet.

WITS Writer Maryann Gremillion short essay, “Slowing Down”, will be published in the October issue of The Sun Magazine.

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