A Chicago native, Debra Williamson’s roots go deep on the Southside. She grew up in Morgan Park and attended Holy Name of Mary elementary school and Elizabeth Seton, high school. Her debut book, God Sized Dreams – The Story of a Little Black Girl from the Southside of Chicago, chronicles how she navigated through the storms of her life. This year, Debra will be a featured author at the Tucson Book Festival, the National BlackWriters Conference in Brooklyn, NY and the Mississippi Book Festival in Jackson, MS. She is also the recipient of the 2018 Phillis Wheatley Author/Poet Literary Award given by All God’s Children (AGC) Collector’s Club of Arizona which recognizes notable African American men and women within the state. Debra has an MBA in Technology Management and she is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). She recently retired from the federal sector after 37 years of distinguished service working for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Debra lives in Gilbert, Arizona and she and her husband Derek are the founders of Unbreakable Marriage Ministries.