Ardain Isma is a career educator, university professor and a scholar. He is an essayist and former editorial board member of several universities’ publications, including the NSU (Nova Southeastern University) TESOL journal. He is the Chief-Editor of CSMS Magazine, a magazine which represents the principal medium for the Center for Strategic and Multicultural Studies (CSMS), a professional organization made up of academics whose aim is to promote Cross-Cultural Awareness. Ardain Isma has written extensively on three main issues: writers’ tools for success, social justice, and multiculturalism. He is also the author of Midnight at Noon, a contemporary novel that describes not only the current state of modern day Haiti, but also provides in-depth elements for readers to understand Haiti and its glorious past. Ardain Isma currently lives and works in suburban Jacksonville. Bittersweet Memories of Last Spring is Ardain’s latest work.
Vernada Thomas is a Caribbean native, a nurse, and a former schoolteacher. Her professional experiences have led her to take a more proactive approach toward children who are academically challenged. In addition to being a nurse, her passion for helping the elderly has been hard to overlook. So, she has developed numerous books for preschoolers as well as those struggling with loss of memory later in life. Ms. Thomas currently lives and works in Pennsylvania. Check out her latest work. Phonics Book 1: Short Vowels with Digraphs