L.W. Barker is the oldest of five boys. He was born on the Caribbean island of Jamaica, but his teenage years were spent in Brooklyn, New York.
L.W. was first introduced to writing by a favorite 7th Grade English teacher. And over the years he has endeavored to develop his skills by continuing to read and write short stories and poems.
L.W. received a diploma in Written English from The Institute of Children’s Literature in 1999. He also a Master of Arts in English and Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU).
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