Delores Thornton, an Indianapolis, In., native, has completed her second novel, Ida Mae: The Saga Continues. Her debut novel, published in April 1997 by Marguerite Press, was titled Ida Mae.
Both books have been enthusiastically received, and she's appeared on numerous television
and radio stations. A member of the International Women's Writing Guild, and a community
representative for the African-American Online Writers Guild, Thornton started writing
poetry about 10 years ago. Her first attempt at novel writing was in 1995 when friends
encouraged her to pursue her interests. She spends her spare time reading, and taking long
Thornton also hosted her own radio program called A Round 2 It.
AALBC.com archived a couple of these interesting interviews: