Crystal Swain-Bates


A native of Atlanta, GA, Crystal Swain-Bates is an author and the owner of Goldest Karat Publishing, a boutique publisher that aims to fill the diversity gap in traditional publishing by providing readers with high quality books featuring characters of African descent. Crystal's children's books include "Big Hair, Don't Care", "Naturally Me!", "Supermommy", "The Colorful Adventures of Zoe & Star", "The Colorful Adventures of Cody & Jay", and the natural hair inspired coloring book "Color My Fro". Crystal holds a Master's degree in International Affairs from Florida State University and is an avid world traveler.


How to Go Natural Without Going Broke

Crystal Swain-Bates


Color My Fro: A Natural Hair Coloring Book for Big Hair...

Crystal Swain-Bates and Janine Carrington


Big Hair, Don't Care

Crystal Swain-Bates and Megan Bair


Naturally Me

Crystal Swain-Bates


I'm a Pretty Princess

Crystal Swain-Bates