FORMER STYLE CONTRIBUTOR
Inspired to share her imagination and creative spirit through short stories as early as the third grade, LaTanya Ward-Showers got her writing start early. She is an author of children’s books, inspirational speaker, freelance fashion writer, and published plus-sized model. LaTanya obtained her degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2003 and upon graduation has worked on her professional career for many years. She is a Texas native that enjoys bringing a celebration of diversity and relatable stories to all aspects of her writing. Simply put, if it involves encouraging, empowering, and celebrating diversity LaTanya writes it, speaks about it, and wears it!