About the Author
Betty Jean Grant, a native of Tennessee, has made Buffalo, New York her home since 1970. She is a county legislator, former city councilmember, school board member and elementary school teacher. Although Betty Jean has had a successful career in politics, her first love is writing and reading poetry. Langston Hughes remains her favorite poet. This book, 'Falling Through The Crack', is her first published book. She lives with her husband George and is the mother of three daughters and has three wonderful grandchildren.