Merlisa Lawrence Corbett is a sports journalist and author of the book: Serena Williams: Tennis Champion, Sports Legend, and Cultural Heroine. More than a biography, Serena Williams: Tennis Champion, Sports Legend, and Cultural Heroine not only tells the story of her upbringing and remarkable career but also looks at Williams as a sports pioneer. The book is available to order at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Books-A-Million, IndieBound and wherever books are sold. The official launch date is February 15. The book launch brunch celebration is Sunday, February 23. A limited number of autographed copies of the book are available. These books come with a commemorative bookmark and free shipping. To place an order, click here.