Synthia SAINT JAMES is a world renowned multicultural visual artist, and award-winning author and/or illustrator of 17 children’s books, several poetry and affirmation books, a cookbook, a play, a monologue, and 2 marketing books. Her recent books include – Healers, Orishas, Shamans and Deities: The Healing Art of Synthia SAINT JAMES – in which she shares twelve of her paintings created between March and November 2020 and healing inspirations. She released her first short novel Hyacinth: A Novelette in 2021. Her first art table book My Multicultural World, HBCUs: Capturing the Quintessence, My Kaleidoscopic World, Selena’s Colourful Island, and Indigenous Inspirations: The Gift of Art were all released in 2022.