B. J. was born and raised in the County of St. Louis Missouri, one of nine children.
She attended school in Webster Groves School District and later attended United Business College also in St. Louis County Mo. majoring in Word Processing and Business. She is married to a wonderful husband named Robert and together they have raised five wonderful children and one stepchild (five hers and one his.) She is also a grandmother and great-grandmother of whom she is so proud.
She is now pursuing a career as Poet and Writer. She has shared her poetry in numerous Anthologies for many Poetry Organizations and received numerous awards and honors for her works as well as her biography in several Biographical Books and on Musical Recordings.
1. Marquis Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Women, and Who’s Who in the World etc.; Biography in Who’s Who in Poetry for
2. The International Library Of Poetry in Owings Mills Maryland numerous Anthologies,
Cassettes, CD’s and Electronic Books and her Biography in Who’s Who In Poetry
3. The National Registry of Professional and Business Persons in Indiana; Her biography is in
4. The International Biographical Center in Cambridge, England (The IBC) in several of their biography Books
B.J. is now going out on her own, to write and publish her very own Poetry Book after being asked so many times by many people why not write her own poetry book so she could share it with a wider audience; so that was one of the motivations for writing this book as well as the desire to share, to convince to motivate and to add another view to life’s great challenges.
She is a member in good standing of The International Library of Poetry, and Poetry. Com in Owings Mill, Maryland recognized all over the world for their contributions to Poets everywhere
She has shared her poetry in numerous Anthologies, Musical recording cassettes, and / CD’s and Electronic Books; She is on The World Wide Web located at Poetry.Com in The Archives under Betty Jean Booth.
She was also elected to The International Poetry Hall of Fame Museum under Betty Booth Poetry Exhibit and some of her Poems are located in The Poetry Archives at Poetry.Com.
She has received many of their Awards, A Silver Trophy Award, Bronze Metal, Poetry Certificates and honored at their conventions with poems read by professional readers etc.