Friday, January 28, 2011
Brenda M. Tillman
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A native of Hartford, Connecticut, Brenda, who now resides in Atlanta, Georgia, uses the vibrancy and vitality of the metropolitan city as the melting pot to present her talents. Her employment background includes various positions in state government, business and higher education. Personally, she is an advocate for the arts, peace, global equality, human development, and cultural diversity. She is eloquent, eclectic, and innovative.
She has hobbies that encompass the areas of performing and visual arts, written- and spoken- word, and cultural and international diversity. Through her volunteer efforts, she has been the editor of several newsletters and magazines. She has been writing poetry since her preteen years. She has interviewed several jazz musicians and has been a contributing writer for former Atlanta magazine, Strictly Jazz. Those interviewed include pianist David Beniot, violinist Regina Carter, the late Art Porter, saxophonist, and vocalist Dianne Reeves. She has also written book reviews for Black Issues Book Review Magazine and contributed scriptural-based messages in religious booklets.
She is a member of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and a former member of the Junior League of Hartford.
Brenda hopes that her writings will impel others to explore their talents, the universe, and themselves to reach their highest possible achievements. She states, “The world advances when we all contribute.”
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