Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The Queen Bee of Bridgeton by Leslie DuBois
Author Bio: Leslie has always had a love of books and writing. During her school years, she’d choose a different author each summer and devour their complete works. Riding public transportation from her low-income housing, she always dedicated Wednesdays to her library pursuits.
After years noticing the role models (or lack thereof) for black girls in the media, Leslie finally decided to pick up a pen and do something about it. While working as a math teacher at Ashley Hall School in Charleston, South Carolina, finishing her master’s thesis at the College of Charleston, she began writing stories poems and novels that featured strong black women. She now attends the Medical University of South Carolina pursuing her Ph.D. in Biostatistics while caring for her husband and two daughters. She continues to write and, to date, has written twelve complete novels.
In 2011, Leslie founded her own publishing company called Little Prince Publishing. She currently has six authors and fourteen novels in her company. Learn more on her website and follow her on Twitter.