Yvonne McCalla Sobers is a Jamaican and a graduate of the University of the West Indies. A career educator, she lived in Africa and England, travels the Americas and the Caribbean, and is based in Kingston, Jamaica.
She wrote the cookbook - Delicious Jamaica! Vegetarian Cuisine (Book Publishing Company, 1996)- when she became vegetarian and wanted to be able to continue to enjoy her ethnic food. Lifelines: The Black Book of Proverbs (Random House, 2009 - is the culmination of decades of collecting proverbs.
Her most recent book - Heart Work Matters - came about as a result of her desire to help a friend change his lifestyle after a near-fatal heart attack. Heart Work Matters offers practical and straightforward pathways to heart healthy nutrition and to a heart healthy lifestyle.