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Bookstock 2013 Authors - Denney to Flowers

Author Pamela Denney is coming to Central Library on Saturday, October 5 for Bookstock 2013.Pamela Denney is a food editor for Memphis Magazine, where she reviews restaurants and writes the magazine’s food blog, Memphis Stew. She also authored the Food Lovers’ Guide to Memphis: The Best Restaurants, Markets, and Local Culinary Offerings.

A journalism professor at the University of Memphis, she has worked as a writer and editor for more than 25 years in Virginia, California, and Tennessee.

A longtime reluctant cook, Pam embraced her own kitchen after rediscovering farm fresh food and planting her own vegetable garden.

 

 

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Author Beverly Dunn is coming to Central Library on Saturday, October 5 for Bookstock 2013.Beverley Dunn was raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Raleigh Egypt High School for a year and then transferred to Overton High School, where she sang in the choir and played the piano.

Beverley married in Delaware, then returned to Memphis and enrolled in school. She earned two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Memphis, one with a focus in Spanish and a BBA with a focus in international business.

She is the author of Marriage Incarcerated, the story of an unhealthy marriage characterized by verbal abuse that eventually turns physical.

Beverley currently resides in Plymouth, Michigan, where she raises her two sons and travels back to Memphis whenever she gets a chance!

 

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Author Rhonda R.E. is coming to Central Library on Saturday, October 5 for Bookstock 2013.Rhonda R.E. was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, where she currently works as a treatment coordinator at a pediatric dental office. Loving and caring for children is a part of her daily life.

An avid reader and product of a city rich with history, Rhonda R.E. said she decided to introduce these historical places in her books. Her stories are fun and informative for all ages.

Rhonda said her goal is for all readers to discover something in each story that inspires them to seek more information. Her book will spark an interest in history for young readers.

Rhonda will promote her recently-published book, The Neighborhood Kids: Going to Graceland, at Bookstock 2013 on Saturday, October 5 at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library. It is the tale of six children who cure their boredom with a scavenger hunt that lands them at world-renowned Graceland, the historic home of Elvis Presley in Memphis, Tennessee. Rhonda invites all Library customers to join the neighborhood kids as they discover their hometown’s colorful past.  

 

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Author Marie Flowers is coming to Central Library on Saturday, October 5 for Bookstock 2013.Marie Flowers grew up in Clarksdale, Mississippi and now lives in Memphis, Tennessee with her family. She is a retired nurse from The University of Tennessee Family Practice Residency Program.

Once a victim of domestic abuse and depression, Flowers is now an advocate for victorious living. Her book All About Me details her struggles through family issues, the death of her child, and abuse.

Determined to overcome her hardships, Flowers said she credits her faith in God and belief in herself for deliverance. She said her purpose for this telling biography is to help others who may find themselves experiencing similar abuse.

All About Me is Flowers’ first book. She is currently working on her second book.