Earl Sewell attended Columbia College in Chicago where he studied screen and fiction writing. Earl's YA novels in his Keysha and Friends series have made him a librarian and teen fan favorite. He currently resides in South Holland, Illinois. William Fredrick Cooper is the author of Six Days in January and There's Always a Reason. Michael Presley is the author of Blackfunk, Blackfunk II: No regrets/No Apologies and Tears on a Sunday Afternoon. Rique Johnson is the author of Love & Justice, Whispers from a Troubled Heart, Every Woman's Man and A Dangerous Return. V. Anthony Rivers is the author of Daughter by Spirit, Everybody Got Issues, and My Life Is All I Have. He is a contributor to Zane's Love Is Never Painless.