Bahamian Telcine Turner attended Queen's College and the Government High School, New Providence; the University of the West Indies, Jamaica; and Northwestern University on a fellowship award. Woman Take Two, written during Miss Turner's last quarter at Northwestern, in 1973, was one of the winners of the Playwriting Prize in the University of the West Indies Twenty-fifth Anniversary Literary Competition in 1975. She is married to Bahamian artist James O. Rolle. Telcine Turner has taught briefly at high-school level, at the former Bahamas Teachers' College, The College of the Bahamas and is now a part-time educator and freelance writer. Her other Macmillan titles are two collections of children's short stories, Once Below a Time and Climbing Clouds.