Marilyn L. Davis


Marilyn L. Davis

Marilyn L. Davis

Advice & How To, Biographies & Memoirs, General Nonfiction

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    Mar 2021

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    United States

  • Born

    18 September

  • Profession

    Author, Recovery Advocate, Writer, Certified Addiction/Recovery Specialist


Marilyn Davis is the author of her debut memoir titled "Finding North: A Journey from Addict to Advocate," now available for purchase online from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and many online book stores. Marilyn recently celebrated 32 years of abstinence-based recovery. From 1990-2011, she opened and managed North House, an award-winning residential facility for women.

Marilyn is widely known for her writing in many literary communities, including her award-winning website of "Two Drops of Ink," where she encourages collaborative writing and is the Editor-in-Chief.

From Addict 2 Advocate is another award-winning site where she is the Editor-in-Chief and writes for the recovering community.

Today, Marilyn is a Certified Addiction Recovery Empowerment Specialist. Before reaching her goals and milestones, she was a desperate woman on drugs, managing rock bands at night, pretending to be okay, but ultimately giving up on herself, losing her husband, children, family, and friends due to her addiction.

Her new memoir is that journey.

When she isn't writing, Marilyn is an avid reader, enjoys gardening and cooking. She has raised two beautiful grown daughters, both of whom are in recovery.

She resides in a suburb of Atlanta with a spoiled cat named Jackson.

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