Thursday, August 16

Brown Bag @ Pearl

Join us for this month's Brown Bag lunch, Friday, August 24 (noon) featuring Mississippi poet, Patricia Neely-Dorsey. She'll be discussing her books, Reflections of a Mississippi Magnolia and My Magnolia Memories and Musings. Bring a sack lunch. Drinks and dessert are provided by the Friends of the Pearl Library.

Patricia Neely-Dorsey is  a 1982 graduate of Tupelo High School in Tupelo, Mississippi.  She  received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. After living for almost 20 years in Memphis, Tennessee, working in the mental health field, she returned to her   hometown in August 2007. 
Her  first book of poetry, Reflections of a Mississippi Magnolia- A Life In Poems was published in February, 2008 (Grant House Publishers).Her second book , My Magnolia Memories and Musings -In Poems was published in February 2012. She calls both books"a celebration of the south and things southern ". Patricia  currently live in Tupelo with her  husband James,son Henry,and Miniature Schnauzer, Happy. She is an avid reader and passionate writer. The author  considers  herself  a "Goodwill Ambssador" for Mississippi and hopes to promote a positive image of Mississippi , rather than all the negatives usually portrayed.

You may visit her website at:

Reflections of a Mississippi Magnolia-A Life in Poems

" a celebration of the south and things southern"
"Meet Mississippi Through Poetry, Prose and The Written Word"

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