Patricia Vermillion is a native Mississippian. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi and was an elementary teacher for 11 years before completing her MLS from University of North Texas. Patricia is the librarian at the Lamplighter School in Dallas, Texas. She has written for Mississippi Magazine, School Library Monthly, Teacher Librarian, and Library Sparks. "Texas Chili? Oh My" is her first picture book. Her second book, "Hound Dawg" was published August, 2015. She is married to a TCU alumnus and has a passion for PURPLE.
Patricia will be visiting with grades Pre-K through 2nd grade on Thursday, January 14th. She will be discussing “Hound Dawg” to grades Pre-K through 1st grade and “Texas Chili? Oh My!” to the 2nd graders to go along with their Chili Cook-off.