• Books

    Brooke Obie is the author of the historical fiction novel, BOOK OF ADDIS: CRADLED EMBERS (For the People Press, June 2016)

  • Interviews + Profiles

    Brooke Obie has interviewed legends like Dr. Maya Angelou, literary greats like Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, members of Congress, White House officials and celebrities like Jennifer Hudson, Taraji P. Henson, Phylicia Rashad, Misty Copeland and more.

  • Columns + Op-Eds

    Brooke Obie’s columns and op-eds range from spiritual wellness advice to her views of the role of the Church in the media, politics, policy and the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • Travel Writing

    Brooke Obie is a spiritual lifestyle and health & wellness travel writer and editor. She’s traveled all over the world and writes about reconnecting with God through outdoor adventures and wellness experiences.

  • Editing

    Brooke has edited literary fiction and non-fiction, as well as essays, articles and company documents. If you’re looking for an editor to help shape or polish your literary or journalistic work, please contact Brooke.

  • Hosting + Events

    Brooke Obie has hosted charity events as well as Media Matters for America’s online weekly wrap-up show The Big Picture. Brooke speaks on a wide range of topics, from Black culture, politics and policy to spirituality, health and wellness.

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It’s my birthday week! What better way to celebrate than to give away a free, autographed copy of my life’s work, my speculative fiction novel, Book of Addis: Cradled Embers. In this epic tale of love, loss and the cost of liberation, Addis, a 17-year-old Igbo girl, escapes from her enslaver,

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Brooke Obie, Oxford

Brooke Obie Reads from Debut Novel at Oxford University

Brooke Obie was selected from numerous applicants to attend the Callaloo Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters Writers Workshop at Oxford University from July 10-16, 2016. Brooke participated in the fiction workshop, writing the sequel to her debut novel, Book of Addis: Cradled Embers, learning from award-winning novelist Ravi Howard, as well

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Brooke Obie Book of Addis

Brooke Obie’s Debut Novel, ‘Book of Addis’ Launches

On June 30, 2016, Brooke Obie’s debut novel, Book of Addis: Cradled Embers, was published by For the People Press. Her launch party and author Q&A took place on July 3. Buy Book of Addis in print or ebook on Amazon, and watch video of the author Q&A and see photos from

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Brooke Obie for The Rumpus: Beyonce’s Lemonade Holds the Recipe for Decolonized Love

From The Rumpus: THE RECIPE TO DECOLONIZED LOVE IS IN BEYONCÉ’S LEMONADE BY BROOKE OBIE At first glance, Beyoncé’s Lemonade is a stunning visual album that details a betrayed woman’s path to healing and forgiveness after her husband’s serial cheating. But if you peel back the skin—as Beyoncé eerily offers to do to

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