LaRita Dixon is a self-taught artist, soap maker, avid reader and entrepreneur living in Pensacola Florida. She owns The Lady and Pearl Soap Shop and LaRita JaNae Art which can be found online. She is known for her colorful pieces of artwork and the unique way she makes soap look like desserts. Her art has been featured in shows in Miami, Atlanta and Tallahassee, to name a few. She also loves crocheting and writing poetry in her spare time. She lives at home with her mother, father and Brother who are her inspiration. Little Bird is her first novel.