"Linda Trice shows that a story can be fun, original, and educational." — Walter Dean Myers
Linda Trice, Ph.D., a former elementary school teacher and Black Studies professor, is the author of many children’s works, including Charles Drew: Pioneer of Blood Plasma, a biography of the African-American surgeon who created blood banks during World War II.
A graduate of Howard University, she received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Columbia University’s Creative Writing Program where she studied with the noted African-American author, John Oliver Killens. Her Ph.D. is from the Center for Minority Studies. She also received a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.
Trice taught writing and Black Studies at Trinity College in Connecticut, the graduate program of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania and the City University of New York. She was a Fellow at numerous writers colonies, is listed in Poets and Writers’ Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers and is a full member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, The Authors Guild, and the Children's & Young Adult Book Authors Committee of PEN, the American Center.
Linda Trice is a native of New York City.
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