Brandy Colbert was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri. Her debut novel, “Pointe,” won the 2014 Cybils Award for young adult fiction and was named a best book of 2014 by “Publishers Weekly,” “BuzzFeed,” “Book Riot,” and more. She was chosen as a “Publishers Weekly” Flying Start for spring 2014. She is also the author of “Little & Lion,” which was a Junior Library Guild and a Book of the Month Club selection, and “Finding Yvonne,” out in August 2018 from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Brandy lives in Los Angeles and works as a copy editor.
News and Reviews:
Don’t Miss These Fantastic YA Books By Black Authors That Release This Year (Buzzfeed)
The 38 Best Queer YA Novels (Vulture)
The 30 Best Young Adult Books of 2017 (Paste)
Brandy Colbert is back with ‘Little & Lion’, plus more YA fiction reviews (The Chicago Tribune)