Judy C. Andrews received a Master of Arts in English/Creative Writing and a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences from The City College of New York. She has worked as an educator, freelance writer, and editor. She has written two suspense thrillers: An Ocean of Jewels and A Gift to Treasure. Her most recent work is The Gathering of Gemstones: A Poetry Collection. Ms. Andrews frequently writes about social issues and characters who seek ways to rectify dangerous experiences. Her favorite issues to explore in her writing are foster care, education, history, and Gullah/Geechee culture.