Chrystal D. Giles
Chrystal D. Giles is a children’s book author and champion for diversity and representation in children’s literature. She is a member of SCBWI and was selected as a 2018 We Need Diverse Books Mentee. Take Back the Block (Random House, January 2021) is her middle grade debut. One of Chrystal’s poems appears in the poetry anthology, Thanku: Poems of Gratitude (Lerner, September 2019). She lives with her husband and son in Charlotte, North Carolina.