Dwight Fryer is an ordained Christian minister and an international marketing manager at FedEx.  He holds a MS in Information Systems and Telecommunications Management from Christian Brothers University and a BBA in Accounting from the University of Memphis.  He has twenty-five years of business experience in technology, finance, accounting, marketing, and leadership.   Dwight is a Board of Directors member of Porter-Leath Children's Center and a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. His first novel The Legend of Quito Road earned him a position among the five finalists for Outstanding Literary Work from a Debut Author at the 38th NAACP Image Awards in February 2007. The Legend of Quito Road was published in May 2006. 

Dwight is an enthusiast of history and his work has a major crossover following among readers of varied backgrounds. He is a Tennessee native and descended from a family of farm workers who lived on the historic twenty thousand acre Ames Plantation near Grand Junction, Tennessee (www.AmesPlantation.org).  He and his wife live in a rural area near Memphis. His hobbies include reading, flying stunt kites on the Mississippi River in downtown Memphis, and tooling around the countryside in his '69 Chevy Impala.