Betty Peter

Author of Brown Sugar and Spice

Betty Peter

Author of Brown Sugar and Spice

Biography

Trinidadian Betty Peter grew up on the islands of Grenada, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent.  She is a recipient of NALIS’ First Time Authors Award for Brown Sugar and Spice (2010). Because of her passion for literacy and literature, she spends much of her time interacting with young people and reading at schools and libraries, celebrating books with “a mango tree, not an apple tree, and ships that sail on a Caribbean sea!”