Our Contributors Global Creativity Magazine Lavon Pettis | USA The Arts & Our Social Fabric Q&A 1. What, if any, books are you currently reading? A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park. 2. Alma Mater(s)? Joliet Junior College (AA-Psychology & Sociology Major) Southern Illinois University Carbondale (B.A. Psychology & Sociology), M.A. Chicago State University (Community Counseling Psychology). 3. If you could wake up one day with a super power, what would it be? I would love to be an effective problem solver. 4. Why do you create? It's therapy for me! 5. Beach or the mountains? I'll take a cottage in the mountains.