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Author Tracie Christian meets Kori on the Back Porch

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TRACIE E. CHRISTIAN, Authoress, Poet, On-Air Radio Personality, Playwright, Educator & Motivational Speaker. Born and raised in Detroit, MI Ms. Christian has worked tirelessly in both the arts and education arenas in and throughout metropolitan Detroit. After several years teaching with Detroit & Hamtramck Public Schools, Tracie worked diligently as Children's Fair Coordinator for the Detroit Festival of the Arts, as well as, Mosaic Youth Theater and Girl Scouts of Metropolitan Detroit. 

In 2004, Christian created a non-profit literary arts organization, KTE Foundation for Literary Discovery in an effort to produce youth oriented events designed to rejuvenate excitement around literacy. In 2007, she released the debut installment of her urban fiction trilogy book series chronicling the experiences of four young women during their first year attending a historically black college, The Black College Sabbatical - Fall Quarter. The second installment, The Black College Sabbatical - Winter Quarter was released in March, 2009. The third and final installment of the series, The Black College Sabbatical - Spring Quarter was released January, 2014. Books from the series are available in print on www.amazon.com In 2009, Tracie merged with Literary Partner, Adra Young to create, The Live Ladies of Literature Book Tour, which later morphed into a productive artistic movement where she wrote and co-produced three monologue shows. Tracie has since released updated 2nd editions of The Black College Sabbatical -FALL & WINTER QUARTERS and the 1st edition of SPRING QUARTER via www.createspace.com estore