Mississippi Stories: Sweet Potato Queens author Jill Conner Browne

On this episode of Mississippi Stories, Mississippi Today Editor-At-Large Marshall Ramsey sits down with the Boss Queen herself, author and Sweet Potato Queen Jill Conner Browne.

Browne is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of nine Sweet Potato Queens books and has created a global phenomenon of 6,400 chapter groups in 37 countries that thrive on her philosophy of laughter and fellowship.

Ramsey and Browne discuss ways of surviving traumatic times, living in the moment and Browne’s incredible journey as an author and leader of a sassy, bawdy and empowering movement.



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Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.