Professor Emerita School of Journalism
University of Colorado, Boulder
Patricia Raybon, an award-winning journalist and author, writes “faith-building books that help hurting people heal.” Her books titles include My First White Friend, a forgiveness memoir on racial healing and winner of the Christopher Award and a Books for a Better Life Award; I Told the Mountain to Move, a prayer memoir on family healing and a 2006 Book of the Year finalist (Christianity Today Magazine); a One Year® devotional – God’s Great Blessings – a daily guide on the virtues God blesses; and Bound for Glory, a collaboration with renown calligrapher Tim-othy Botts celebrating the gift of African American spirituals.
Reared in Colorado, Raybon was Sunday magazine editor at The Denver Post before joining the journalism faculty as an associate professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Promoted to professor emerita in 2006, she now writes full-time and also coaches authors. Her essays have been published in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, Newsweek, USA Today, In Touch Magazine and aired on National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition
Patricia Raybon will be speaking at the Prindle Institute of Ethics 2012 Symposium on Fri., Apr. 13, 2012 at 4:15 pm.