Lynn Joseph is from Trinidad and is the author of numerous books for children and young adults, including An Island Christmas;A Wave in Her Pocket; The Mermaid’s Twin Sister; Jump Up Time: A Trinidad Carnival Story; The Color of My Words; and Flowers in the Sky. Her novel, Dancing in the Rain, was awarded Third Prize in the 2015 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature and will be published by Jamaican publishing house, Blouse & Skirt Books, in April 2016. Lynn was Bermuda’s 2011 Writer in Residence and is the Editor of I Wish I Could Tell You: Bermuda Anthology of Children’s Literature & Young Adult Stories. She graduated with a M.F.A. in Writing for Children & Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and her web site is www.lynnjosephauthor.com.