shomari-black-photoShomari T. Black was born in California, but then he was moved to Texas. There, he attended Haude Elementary. Haude is pronounced “howdy”.

[Pause for laughter]

In the First grade he was caught plagiarizing a creative writing assignment. After a stern talking to from his teacher, and a phone call to his parents, he decided it would be easier to just write original stories. Henceforth, he wrote stories to entertain himself.

Blah blah graduate of Columbia College Chicago blah blah degree in Fiction Writing blah blah

ooh, here’s something interesting

He started writing Sabien’s Quest: The Light, when he was 16 but he’ll say he’s been brainstorming the story his entire life.

He’ll read anything by Neil Gaiman or Peter David, but his favorite author is Jerry Spinelli.


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