Mrs. Mary E. Hines, is a native of Bolton Miss. She and her seven Sisters and five brothers grew up on a farm with their parents. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Jackson State University and participated in her Advance studies at U.C.L.A and La Vern University. She received a Life Standard Teaching Credential in Secondary Education. She taught Junior and Senior High school. She stays busy with her family and church life. She has written several books; Juvenile, Fiction and Non-Fiction.