B. Lynn Carter

Born and raised in the Bronx, B. Lynn Carter graduated The City College of New York with a B.A. in creative writing. Currently she is enrolled in the Writer’s Institute at Sarah Lawrence College in New York. B. Lynn is the founder of the ‘B•X Writers,’ a writer’s collaboration and support group that came out of The Bronx Writer’s Center, which is affiliated with The Bronx Council of the Arts.

Stories by B. Lynn Carter

Blue Sambo

Illustrated by Terri Kelleher

“Please God, not Little Black Sambo again,” she said much louder than she’d intended. Mrs. Clune fixed her with a long cold stare, turning up her nose like she smelled something stinky, before quieting the giggles in the 4th grade class with a slight hand gesture. Mrs. Clune had read Little Black Sambo to the …