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Sofia Quintero

Biography

Sofia Quintero

Sofia Quintero is a writer, activist, educator, speaker, and comedienne. She is also the author of EFRAIN’S SECRET and has written several hip-hop novels under the pen name Black Artemis. This self-proclaimed “Ivy League homegirl” graduated from Columbia University and lives in the Bronx.

Books by Sofia Quintero

by Sofia Quintero - Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Smiles was supposed to be the assistant crew chief at his summer camp, but the director chose Cookie Camacho instead, kicking off a summer-long rivalry. Meanwhile, the aspiring b-boy Nike has set his wandering eye on Sara, the sweet yet sassy new camp counselor, as well as top prize at a breakdancing competition downtown. The two friends have been drifting apart ever since Smiles got a scholarship to a fancy private school, and this summer the air is heavy with postponed decisions that will finally be made.