Belinda Hurmence

Belinda Hurmence is a former assistant fiction editor of Mademoiselle Magazine and editor for Flair Magazine.

Slavery Time
Her first novel, Tough Tiffany, was an ALA Notable. Awards for her nine subsequent titles have included Parents' Choice, NCTE Teachers' Choice, School Library Journal Best Book, the Golden Kite Award, and Bank Street Best Books of the Year list. Her many books include: Before Freedom, When I Just Can Remember: Twenty-Seven Oral Histories of Former South Carolina Slaves, My Folks Don't Want Me to Talk About Slavery and Slavery Time When I Was Chillun. She lives in Raleigh.

Email Belinda Hurmence


Home / News / Who We Are / Baby Pictures / Arrange Visits / Links / Order Books / Downloads


Cat & Mouse from Wild Things, Front Street Books an imprint of Boyds Mills Press © 2009 Clay Carmichael.

Turtles from An Island Scrapbook, Simon & Schuster © 1998 Virginia Wright Frierson

WINC logo © 2005 Consie Powell, WINC emerita

Website © Writers & Illustrators of North Carolina. 2003-2021 

This site hosted by Globe Merchant.