J. Elle is a New York Times bestselling author of young adult and middle-grade fantasy fiction and an NAACP Image Award nominee. She is best known for her debut duology, Wings of Ebony. Her work has been translated into three languages and continents. The former educator and first-generation college student credits her nomadic lifestyle and humble inner-city beginnings as inspiration for her novels. When she’s not writing, Elle can be found mentoring aspiring authors, binging reality TV, loving on her three littles, or cooking up something true to her Southern roots.