SPEAKER AUTHOR HISTORIAN ...Debra Johnson has served as Vice-President of the Golden Triangle Writers Guild and President of the Beaumont Heritage Society. She edited the anthology It's In the Gulf, a project of G.T.W.G. She won 1st place at the 2009 G.T.W.G conference in Fiction-Mainstream, and 1st place in the Short Story category.
Debra has written regular columns in local and regional magazines. She enjoys being a freelance writer. Her articles include biographies, hotel and restaurant reviews, farming, historical pieces, travel, and whatever suits her fancy.
Debra is a sought after speaker, telling the story of Triple D Johnson Farm, a designated historical farm that has been in her family since 1893. The farm is run by Debra and her husband Richard and is agriculturally productive.
She maintains a blog, Dream Weaver, for mature people who are open-minded and seek honest dialog on general topics with a keen interest towards race relations and peaceful resolutions. Debra states, "My blog dignifies and signifies spirituality and respect for a higher power which I refer to as God. Blessings to all that visit me here. Welcome my friends!"
We look forward to hearing Debra speak at the June 10th meeting.