Easy reading is damn hard writing – Nathaniel Hawthorne
B. A. Binns, author of multicultural young adult fiction about
Real Boys Growing Into Real Men…and the people who love them
B A is the author of three young adult novels, Pull (Westside Books, 2010) a YALSA Quick Picks For Young Adult Readers book; Being God (AllTheColorsOfLove press, 2013); and Minority Of One (AllTheColorsOfLove press, 2014). She also writes short stories and flash fiction for The Arlington Almanac., and is noted in the Illinois Center For The Book.
She lives in Illinois and teaches writing classes on adding diversity to writing and creating believable male characters. She is an active member of the Chicago Writers Association, Romance Writers Of America, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and the American Library Association.