Siaka Kroma was born in Sierra Leone. He is an alumnus of St. Andrew’s Secondary School (UCC), Bo, the Government Secondary School Bo, Albert Academy, Njala University, Edinburgh University, and University of Toronto. He has taught in schools and universities in Sierra Leone and the United States. He is presently retired and living in Nairobi, Kenya. He regularly visits Sierra Leone. He is the author of, Gomna’s Children, A Corner of Time, Manners Maketh Man, Climbing Lilies, and Tales from the Fireside: Oral narratives retold for young readers (in progress).