Delta Authors on Tour

The Mobile Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is pleased to welcome you to the initial stop for Season VII of the Delta Authors on Tour (DAOT) 2022 in the Dynamic Southern Region!

This is an annual signature initiative developed by the National Arts & Letters Commission of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. to promote and highlight the literary talents of authors within the sisterhood.

Please join us Saturday, March 5, 2022, for our free virtual event, as we host "Reclaiming our Cultural Heritage," featuring eight (8) amazing local and national authors. This event, which is open and free to the public.

Entertainment will include The Excelsior Band, a five-member marching brass band that has marched and performed along the Gulf Coast for more than 100 years. Also, nationally recognized ballet dancer, Victoria Blakely will pay homage to the ancestors and descendants of the Clotilda and Africatown community through a dance performance she choreographed, especially for DAOT. Blakely recently made history as the first African American Lead at the Mobile Ballet. She starred as Princess Tiana from the Princess and the Frog. Additionally, Cameron Robinson, who performed for former First Lady Michelle Obama during National Signing Day, will sing and play a special musical selection on the piano at this event. You don’t want to miss these great performances!

If you would like to browse the book selections for the Delta Authors on Tour in the Southern Region hosted by the Mobile Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., just click here. You can also pre-order books now. Just look for the links on each author’s page in the Order Guide.


Eunice Mingo Blakely

Phyllis Dixon

Jacquese Groves

E. Dolores Johnson

Josephine Bolling McCall

Stephanie Perry Moore

Nikita Patterson, Ph.D.

April Ryan

Frequently Asked Questions

Provides a vehicle to showcase and celebrate the talents of minority women of color authors that are members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. These published author’s stories represent our communities in all genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and literature. The Delta Authors Tour provides financial support to the authors through the sale of their books, and provides exposure and access of these authors to our educational communities, people of all ages and backgrounds and interests to encourage reading and writing. Delta Authors on Tour (DAOT) is a National Signature Event that is in Season VII.
No, admission is free and open to the public.
Yes, books can be purchased online starting February 5, 2022 until March 5, 2022 11:59 P.M. CST.
No, the DAOT is open to the public
Prices of the books will vary. Each author sets the prices of their perspective books that include shipping fees.
Yes, Breakout rooms will allow participants to go to each room “at will” during designated time frame.
There will be a help desk available during the Tour hours 1:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M.
  • Southern Region ** 03/05/22
  • Southwest Region ** 03/19/22
  • South Atlantic Region** 04/02/22
  • Eastern Region ** 04/16/22
  • Far west Region **04/30/22
  • Midwest Region ** 05/14/22
  • Central Region ** 05/28/22
Books can be purchased until March 5, 2022 11:59 P.M
You may purchase books online from the website.
You will be able to view the program after the event for a period of time but the book sale ends at March 5, 2022 11:59 P.M.CST