• 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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