Camryn J. Wells Title: Author, The Color, Feel, Play Children's Book Series Education: University of Houston Location: Houston, Texas Camryn Wells wrote her first spoken word poem about the challenges that pre-teens face at the age of ten and by the time she was twelve, performed it in front of 600 peers. Wells' love for creative writing and spoken word poetry led to more than a decade of performing and publishing poetry. With a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, Wells has worked with disadvantaged youth for nearly twenty years in the non-profit sector assuming various positions, including her current role as a remote grant writer.When she's not playing with words, she is busy raising two young children with her husband, Adam. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.