"LATONYA TARELL" WHITSETT — born October 25, 1966 in Washington, DC — is an African-American writer, orator & artist. She possesses a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with concentrated studies in journalism and graphic design. Ms. Whitsett, most commonly known by the nom de plume composed of her first and middle names, currently resides in the metropolitan area of Atlanta where she has served most notably as a civilian Deputy Public Affairs Officer with the U.S. Navy, and as a Public Affairs Specialist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She is currently on a self-funded sabbatical in pursuit of personal interests.

EMAIL: author@latonyatarell.com