Nicole Titus is a writer and artist born in PortauPrince, Haiti. She holds an M.A. in English, and is the author of several books such as, Akin To No One, which has been used to teach social justice at the university level, The Prisoner of Jacmel, and From Disaster to Hope. Her Creole translation of Plato is due to appear shortly. She is also the author of several books for children, such as, The Legend of KwameKwamo, andThe Golden Orb.