N. Joy writes children's and young adult books as well as urban Christian fiction books for adults. The executive editor for a new Christian imprint and a magazine columnist, she is currently working on a young adult series entitled The Soul Sisters. Her writing is also featured in an African American greeting card box set. N. Joy lives in the Midwest with her husband and three children.
The Secret Olivia Told Me, written by N. Joy and illustrated by Nancy Devard, received the Coretta Scott King Honor Award for Illustration from the American Library Association in 2008.