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Our mission is to offer a platform for young Mississippians to showcase literary talent, build identity, and represent community. 

LaWanda Dickens

Founder & Executive Director

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Click on Dickens' Photo to read her biography.

Together, we make it happen!

Meet The MLP's Board of Directors ...

Click on members' photographs to read their biographies.

Dr. LaDonna Monson Gulley

Secretary

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Dr. Pamala Heard

Treasurer

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Lana Brown

Member

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Dr. Cynthia Scurria

Member

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