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Walker receives MAC Grant
Apr 10, 2019

JMW receives MS Arts Grant to promote new book

Moffett Family Reunion
Jun 30, 2018

J. Moffett Walker's paternal family reunion was held in Jackson at the Hilton Hotel on June 29th and June 30th. Walker's family selected a new activity this year. Instead of having a picnic, the group went to see the new Civil Rights Museum in Jackson. It was educational, inspiring and interesting. Walker advises others in the area especially to visit the historical place.

Family members purchased copies of her 7 books. Beside that, she riffled The Powerful Web of Kinfolk and all proceeds went to the Moffett Scholarship Fund.

The family is looking forward for the next reunion in 2020.

J. Moffett Walker Participated in Clinton Duel Presentation
Jun 14, 2018

On June 14, 2018, the city of Clinton, Mississippi , had a reenactment of the Clinton Duel of 1800s between Samuel Gwin and Isaac Caldwell. A dramatic reading before the duel explained the whole situation. Walker, a member of The Clinton Voices who presented the duel who gave the presentation, was a participant of the Crowd t the Duel. The audience of about 150 enjoyed the show.

J. Moffet Walker was featured in the Clinton Hometown Magazine
Jan 20, 2017

The Clinton Ink-Slingers is a writing organization that Walker decided Clinton needed because there was no writing organization there.

Walker had been president of a writers' group she founded in Gary, Indiana, before relocating to Mississippi.

The group in Clinton has two community projects, actually the group has published two books: "It's All About Food with a Mississippi Twist and Virtues from the Heart" The group allowed community writers to submit entries related to the titles. The non-profit writing group is giving all proceeds from the sales of the books to the local college, Mississippi College English Department for scholarships. At this point, two $500.00 scholarships have been donated.

During the January's public presentation, at the beautiful Quisenberry Library where their newest book, Virtues from the Heart, was revealed the Clinton Ink-Singers also honored locals who have been arts leaders and supporters through the years.

J. Moffett Walker
Jan 17, 2017

Royal Dragonfly Book Awards, which honor published authors in fiction and nonfiction literature, recently gave Clinton, Miss., author J. Moffett Walker Honorable Mention for the Recognition of Excellence award for her book, "Blueprints of Sir Michael" (AuthorHouse, 2010, $22.49), a biography on Michael Jackson. Walker, a retired English teacher and middle-school counselor, lived in Jackson's hometown of Gary, Ind., for more than 30 years.

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