Author TJ Fisher
Award-winning published author TJ Fisher is a recipient of multiple literary awards. She has received five PMA Benjamin Franklin Awards, including double gold for "Best New Voice Nonfiction" and "Bill Fisher Award for Best First Nonfiction Book"; gold Ippy Award; Nautilus Book Award; two gold National Best Book Awards; Eric Hoffer Award; Southern Independent Bookseller Alliance honors, Pirates Alley Faulkner Society Faulkner-Wisdom short-list novel.
She is a recognized social critic and influencer, a trendsetter and tastemaker.
TJ is a member of the Writers Guild of America (WGA), Directors Guild of America (DGA), Producers Guild of America (PGA), Dramatists Guild of America (DG), Authors Guild (AG), National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS), Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Actors' Equity Association (AEA), and other professional guilds and organizations.
A former journalist and columnist, her and fiction works include: Orléans Embrace and The Secret Gardens of the Vieux Carré, Hearsay from Heaven and Hades: New Orleans Secrets of Sinners and Saints, Vieux Carré Chic: The Art of Overindulgent Décor, The Pearly Gates of Purgatory Series — Baby Doll Gombo, Flambeau, Zin-Zin, Peristyle, Mascarade, Société, Procession.
Southern Author TJ, self-admittedly as irreparably complex, flawed and charismatic as her characters, is a colorful storyteller. A complex character of dichotomy…with seeming contradictions…all her virtues collide and coexist with her faults. It’s complicated but never boring.