Local Author Program with Lisa Douglas and Doris Johnson
Author Program Sat. Feb. 1st 11:00 am-12:15
Join local authors and hear about their books and enjoy light refreshments.
An opportunity to learn about and purchase their books. Sponsored by the Orange Friends of the Library.
Lisa*s new book with BK Royston Publishing is called *Tossed to and Fro*.
Lisa says that it is about her life but also is designed to provide self-help and encouragement to keep pushing through life’s boomerang effects.
Lisa is an Orange County resident.
Doris Johnson grew up in Louisa and worked for the Department of Commerce for many years.
Her book titled *A Wrong Time to Love* focuses on the difficulties of 3 interracial couples who found love back in a time when such relationships were not accepted.
About the Author
Doris N. Johnson was born on May 22, 1948 in Louisa, Virginia, a small county in central Virginia. She’s the third of six siblings. Her father was a tractor-trailer driver; and her mother was a housewife.
Doris retired from the Federal Government with 23 years of service in the Department of Commerce. She started out as a Clerk Typist, then progressed to a Statistical Assistant. While working, she attended college at night. After graduation, Doris was elevated to a professional field in economics for the Bureau of Economic Analysis within the Department of Commerce. She held that position until her retirement.
Doris is married to Brian Johnson. Together, they have three children: Wendy (Burton) Pittman, Charles Burton, and Brian (Anthony) Johnson Jr., eleven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
When she’s not writing, Doris enjoys working in her flower garden, visiting friends, going to cookouts, gospel events, and southern soul concerts with her wonderful husband. She also enjoys spending time hosting family gatherings at her home and planning family outings.