Sandra Jean Charite is the youngest child of Marcel and the late Jacqueline Bertil Charite. At a very young age, she could clearly remember being in her room lost in her dreams and writing stories while her siblings were always outside playing with their friends in the Little Haiti streets. So, her mom noticed that she developed a great interest in writing, she went to the store and bought Sandra her first journal, in which she filled with stories, monologues, poems, and letters to God.
Her passion for writing continued as she matured as a teenager, but she was very private about her writings. Even though she grew up in church, she shied away from having a relationship with God. Sandra left her church during her teenage years and vowed to never return. Within that time, she faced many hardships that included losing her mom, rejection, disappointment, unemployment and other obstacles that led her to believe that her life was empty without God.
She later gave her life to Christ and continued to spread her gift of writing. She strives to reach the lost and the broken through her writings. Sandra considers herself as a worshiper at heart and she’s devoted to ministry. During her spare time, you can catch her at the beach, singing with her church choir, hanging out with friends, writing, traveling, watching movies, and spending time with loved ones.
Broken Crayons Still Color is Sandra’s first published book in which she pours out her soul in a series of poems and stories. The book allow readers to take a journey of restoration with her and discover how broken crayons still color in the midst of everything going on in their lives. She just finished her next book of poetry entitled, Picking Up My Pearls from the Altar that will be released later this year.
Top 5 Things about Sandra:
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Movie: Antoine Fisher
Favorite Quote: “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” –Babe Ruth
Favorite Book: A Rose that Grew from Concrete by Tupac Shakur