Forney Arts Council Hosts Book Signing For Local Author
On Thursday, August 16, 2018, the Forney Arts Council hosted a meet the author and book signing at the Spellman Museum in downtown for Ms. Grace Johnson of Forney, Texas. You may know her as a long-time teacher and administrator for Forney ISD. Now, you can also get to know her as author, G.E. Johnson.
Ms. Johnson greeted the crowd by saying that it felt like a reunion of sorts with friends, family, former students and colleagues there. She gave a brief history of how the book was born explaining that it was one of her former students, Melody Cleaver Dowlearn, who repeatedly encouraged her to write this book. As Ms. Johnson explained, “This story has been waiting over 40 years to be told.”
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