- Leatrice “Elle” McKinney, writing as L.L. McKinney, is a poet and active member of the kidlit community. She’s an advocate for equality and inclusion in publishing, and the creator of the hashtag #WhatWoCWritersHear. She’s spent time in the slush by serving as a reader for agents and participating as a judge in various online writing contests.
- Elle’s also a gamer, Blerd, and adamant Hei Hei stan, living in Kansas surrounded by more nieces and nephews than she knows what to do with. She’s @ElleOnWords on Twitter.
- A BLADE SO BLACK is her debut novel.
A Blade So Black
- 25 September 2018
The first time the Nightmares came, it nearly cost Alice her life. Now she’s trained to battle monstrous creatures in ...