Dorothy K. Fletcher is a retired English teacher from Jacksonville, Florida. It was then she began a monthly column for the Florida Times-Union called “By the Wayside.” Her poetry has appeared in 78 literary journals, magazines, and her articles have appeared in the Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville Magazine, Small Press Review, the Christian Science Monitor and Rider Magazine. She is the author of The Week of Dream Horses, The Cruelest Months, Zen Fishing and Other Southern Pleasures, Growing Up Jacksonville, Lost Restaurants of Jacksonville, and most recently Historic Jacksonville Theatre Palaces, Drive-ins and Movie Houses, which won a silver medal at the FABA Convention in August of 2016.
Presently, she and her husband Hardy reside in the San Jose area, near their children and grandchildren, and whenever they can, they go traveling.