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 ". The author hopes to give a personal, up-close and positive glimpse into the southern way of life. 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 the South and hopes to promote more positive images , rather than all of the negatives usually portrayed .
"CELEBRATING THE SOUTH AND PROMOTING A POSITVE MISSISSIPPI"