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About the Founder

Tawnicia Ferguson Rowan TAWNICIA FERGUSON ROWAN, "The Woman Wordsmith," is the Founder and CEO of Well-Written Words, LLC. She is a passionate writer, educator, and scholar with a special interest in womanist thought and spiritual empowerment.

A published author with degrees in English Literature from Spelman College and Vanderbilt University, Tawnicia has worked as a journalist, research assistant, writing consultant, and university professor. She is the editor of Lessons on Living Abundantly: Reflections on the Life and Ministry of the Reverend Dr. Johnnie M. Colemon, and a contributing author of Women of Color Pray: Voices of Strength, Faith, Healing, Hope and Courage (Skylight Paths); and Beyond Julia's Daughters: Women in Dade's History, 1975-2000. In 2005, Tawnicia was honored by the Women's Fund of Miami-Dade and The Black Archives History and Research Foundation of South Florida. She has been featured at the Miami Book Fair International, in The Miami Herald and The Miami Times, on Hot 105 (105.1 FM), and on "South Florida Today" (NBC 6), among other guest appearances in the South Florida community. She serves as the Managing Editor for the Universal Foundation for Better Living (UFBL) Press.

Tawnicia believes that writing is an invaluable vehicle for the effective communication of ideas, and she is committed to using her talents to help others master the written word.

"Demonstrating the value of reading and writing as tools of personal empowerment is part of my life work," Tawnicia explains. "Not only is it what I do; it is who I am."

Books featuring the writing of the Woman Wordsmith:
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