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Christina Hammonds Reed

 Christina Hammonds Reed
holds an MFA from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. Her short stories have been published in The Santa Monica Review and One Teen Story. She grew up in LA and has lived all over the city. She was eight when the riots happened, and every day on her morning commute she drives through neighbourhoods that still very much bear the scars of '92.

The Black Kids is Christina Hammonds Reed's debut novel and she has already been compared to such luminaries as Angie Thomas, Nic Stone and Jason Reynolds.

Genres: Young Adult Fiction