Jumata Emill is a journalist who has covered crime and local politics in Mississippi and parts of Louisiana. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in mass communications from Southern University and A&M College. He is a Pitch Wars alum and a member of the Crime Writers of Color. When he is not writing about murderous teens, he is watching and obsessively tweeting about every franchise of the Real Housewives. Jumata lives in Baton Rouge, La., and he is the author of "The Black Queen" and "Wander in the Dark."
Communities: LGBTQ+, African American