Why you should get to know Rev. Delores Thornton
Who is Rev. Thornton?
- Rev. Thornton is a writer, playwright, and publisher.
- An Indiana native and life-long resident, she was voted “Queen of Promotion” by C&B Books of New York.
- She was an honoree in the 2017 Trailblazer Awards presented by Everything Underground.
- The title, “Local Legend” was bestowed on her in 2018 by Go On Girl Book Club (the nation’s largest).
- A much sought-after motivational speaker, Thornton has been a featured speaker for Women’s History Month at Ball State University; Keynote Speaker at the 2nd Annual Queens Book Fair, Jamaica, NY, speaker at Martin University, and Indiana University, Bloomington.
- Recognized for community service during the 9th Annual Joy Awards, Thornton has been a volunteer mentor with the Marion County Probation Dept., and the Co-Founder/Executive Director of Indianapolis Book Fest, Incorporated.
- She is currently serving on the Advisory Board of the African American History Committee with the Indianapolis Marion County Public Library.
- A Board member of the Indy Black Chamber of Commerce, she is also a Committee Member of CIC (Center for Interfaith Cooperation) as well as co-facilitator for the CIC Book Club, and President of EU (Everything Underground) Book Club.