B Lynn Carter


B. Lynn Carter was born and raised in the Bronx. She earned a BA in creative writing from CCNY (The City College of New York.)

Lynn’s multi-award-winning debut novel “Jus Breathe,” was published by Between The Lines Publications and launched on October 11th. 2022.

Since its launch, “Jus Breathe” has won 1st place in The International Book Awards, in the category of African American fiction! It’s won the Pen Craft Best Book of 2023 award, as well as 2nd place in the Pencraft Award for literary excellence. In addition, Jus Breathe has won the Firebird Grand Prize for general fiction, the Firebird Award for African American fiction and the Firebird award for best cover art. The book was also a finalist In the Independent Author Network’s award competition and got honorable mention in the New York Book Fests 2023 award competition.

Lynn has had short stories published in various literary magazines. Her short story “One Wild Ride,” published by Aaduna magazine, was nominated for the Pushcart award in 2014. Her short story “Las Sinverquenzas,” originally published by Drunk Monkeys magazines has been republished by Querencia Press in their fall’22 anthology.