2023 Participant · Non-Fiction · Essay
Averyell Kessler, a native of Jackson, Mississippi, lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. After graduating LSU with a bachelor's degree in English, she entered the first class of students at Mississippi College School of Law, as one of five women. After retiring from a 25 year law practice, she managed marketing and publicity for her family's business of presenting touring Broadway Productions in Jackson. She is mother, grandmother and now writer.
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