Echols: Celebrating the ‘verbal waltz’ of Mississippians

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: September 03, 2023 12:20 PM CT | Published: September 03, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Candace Echols
Special to The Daily Memphian

Candace Echols

Candace Echols is a Midtown resident, wife, and mother of five. A regular contributor to The Daily Memphian, she is a freelance writer who also recently published her first book, the children’s book “Josephine and the Quarantine.” 

“Not all Mississippians have gotten it right throughout history, and that’s easy to see. But what we can learn from the natives who speak rightly is how to convey difficult ideas with gentleness.”


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