DJ Gatsby Book Club Poetry Spotlight: Poet & Author LaDonna Marie

ladonna 3Hailed by American and European literary review experts as one the greatest up and coming act-provoking writers, is LaDonna Marie. The literary artist is an award-winning, international and best selling author. She also is a motivational speaker and founder of Planting Positive Seeds. Having earned some of the industry’s most glowing reviews, the critically acclaimed writer will be the first to tell you that she traveled a long way to the remarkable destination she now enjoys.

la donna 1LaDonna published her first poem in an anthology, “Whispers with The League of American Poets,” in 2007, and went on to self-publish her freshman book, “Expressions of the Mind, Body & Soul,” three years later. Without any effort on her part, she was recognized and received a Certificate of Congratulations from Congressman Bennie Thompson, 2nd district of Mississippi. There’s nothing minimalist about her accomplishments which include wide-ranging collaborations and associations ranging from a U. S. Representative, to Australia, London, South Africa, and Italy hosts. In addition to her extraordinary and unprecedented impact upon the literary industry, she’s also a vibrant keynote and motivational speaker for several youth groups. LaDonna has a penchant for inspiring entrepreneurs, children, artists, writers and politicians, alike. The world-renowned writer can be inspirational and melancholy. At one moment she’s vulnerable; the next, she’s conveying a display of empowerment. Her astonishing talent and proverbial delivery paints portraits in vivid detail for secular and spiritual audiences alike.

11081008_656752362174_2031601946752681867_nLaDonna Marie says that “Becoming a writer and my love for words are my passions and greatest gifts from God. They help me maintain a humble spirit.” She loves creating an atmosphere for learning and growth. She’s often quoted by a variety of publications such as The Glory Journal, ASU Alumni Magazine, and Sibella Poetry Magazine. Her book titles such as, “Until Tomorrow Comes,” “Lessons: Shattered Pieces Being Restored 2014,” and “Quiet Moments with God,” and have all yielded world-wide attention.

She is the recipient of more than a dozen awards including a 2012, Humanitarian Award, and the 2014 DJ Gatsby Book Club Literary Award in Poetry.

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Meet BestSelling 
 International  & Literary Award Winning 
Author LaDonna Marie  
 
  • Until Tomorrow Comes was awarded Honorable Mention in the 2014 Paris Book Festival 
  •  2014 DJ Gatsby Book Club Literary Award in Poetry.  
  •  Until Tomorrow Comes  received a  Five Star Literary Book Review from Readers’ Favorite  
  •  Four Star  Professional Literary Book Review from Red City Review
  •  2015 Finalist in Divas of Colour International Diva Author/Writer Category.
  • Lessons: Shattered Pieces received Five Star Review from Readers’ Favorite 
  • Author LaDonna Marie’s Appearance  on Red Letter TV ~ Interview
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