Lynn Joseph was born and raised in Trinidad and has used her childhood experiences in Trinidad and other Caribbean islands as her source of inspiration to develop her writing for children and young adults. Lynn is the author of numerous books for children, including A Wave in Her Pocket; An Island Christmas; The Mermaid’s Twin Sister; Jump Up Time: A Trinidad Carnival Story and The Color of My Words. Her young adult novel, Flowers in the Sky, was published by HarperCollins in March, 2013.
Lynn was Bermuda’s 2011 Writer in Residence and is the Editor of the Anthology, I Wish I Could Tell You: Bermuda Anthology of Children’s Literature and Young Adult Stories. She is also an attorney, and recently, she graduated with a Masters of Fine Arts in Writing for Children & Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts in July 2014.