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Bookstock 2013 Authors - Brown to Cantrell

Author Angela Brown is coming to Central Library on Saturday, October 5 for Bookstock 2013.Angela Brown is the owner of Cherry Wine Publisher and local salon, Eyecon Hair Solutions. She has recently published her third book, Loving the Foods I Used to Hate: Living a Diabetic Stress Free Life.

After losing sixty pounds of stress and weight, Brown was inspired to share her new lifestyle with others and later became known as the “Food Coach”. Brown said she loves to educate anyone who wants to become healthy inside and out!

Brown has cooked on WREG’s Live@9 morning show in Memphis and is currently teaching a cooking class at the Whole Foods Market. She said she enjoys watching people indulge and craves her own tasty foods. Brown said she also enjoys writing and is now ghost writing another book.



Author Perry Burrows is coming to Central Library on Saturday, October 5 for Bookstock 2013.Perry Burrows is a retired language arts teacher from Jackson, Tennessee. He has had poetry and prose published as a teacher consultant of the National Writing Project.

Burrows’ nonfiction book Brothers: The Mario Reed Story is his first published biography. It follows the story of a tragic injury to a high school football star.

Currently, Burrows is working on a historical nonfiction novel based on the Tent City voters’ registration disgrace that occurred in the 1960s in Fayette and Haywood counties of West Tennessee.

He said his passion is capturing the faces of his subjects as expressions of the human experience, often wrinkled by social and political conditions.



Author Julie Cantrell is coming to Central Library on Saturday, October 5 for Bookstock 2013.Julie Cantrell is a New York Times and USA Today’s bestselling author of Into the Free, which won a Christy Award for Best Debut Novel and Book of the Year 2013. She also authors When Mountains Move, a sequel to Into the Free about the sometimes complicated life of protagonist Millie in the spring of 1943.

Cantrell has served as editor-in-chief of the Southern Literary Review and is a recipient of the Mississippi Arts Commission Literary Fellowship.

She and her family live in Mississippi, where they operate Valley House Farm.