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Hello, I'm ML Dumars

I am a spoken word artist, advanced master gardener, publisher and author.  
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Please check out my new book on Amazon kindle

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ML Story

Writing is an act of rendering deep observations. I recreate minute details of simple life and the complex characters who live them. My works expose the possibilities of relationships influenced by stereotypes, spiritual beliefs, sexual orientation, and ethnic bias. The characters are challenged and transformed by extraordinary events in ordinary settings, earthly and celestial. Many of my short stories draw from small town experiences in rural black communities. These characters reflect real and imagined reactions to conflicts in everyday life.  Though my exploration of life in small black towns and villages such as Natchez, Louisiana, I form a backdrop for vivid personalities to thrive.

Writings and Spoke Word:

“What If?” published in Up All Night anthology

Garden Writer for SB Magazine 2014-2016

“Cultivating Knowledge” performed at SRAC in 2015

Storytelling at SRAC in 2016 & 2017

Short stories and poems published in Fleur de Lit Literary Magazine 2017-2018

“Growing Up Country” published in Short Edition Digital StoryLab 2018

For more information, check out my page at ML Dumars (@ml_dumars) - Culturalyst


I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities. Let's connect.

For more information on me, check out my page on | Northwest Louisiana Artist Directory (

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