CEO, Patrice Tartt LLC
Patrice Tartt is a speaker, bestselling author, freelancer writer, entrepreneur, media correspondent, and CEO of Patrice Tartt LLC. She is The Dream Big Writing Coach™ and coaches women who are new, aspiring, and seasoned entrepreneurs, speakers, authors and bloggers through the writing, pitching, and publishing processes. Patrice is also the Founder & Creator of the annual PR Blog Intel™ Retreat which unites the publicist and blogger communities.
Patrice is known for resiliency and passion, topped off with a cherry of ambition. A graduate of both Fisk and Trevecca Nazarene Universities, she has always been motivated to reach higher levels while simultaneously motivating others to do the same. After facing the unexpected death of her father in 2011, Patrice was led to seek therapy through writing. Her therapeutic writing sessions led to the completion of her debut novel Wounds of Deception, which told a tangled story of hurt, anger, confusion, and healing. From there, Patrice started her writing journey, contributed to national media publications, and began her journey as a freelance writer.
Patrice is based out of the Washington, D.C. metro area, and has been featured in Black Enterprise, Everything Girls Love, ESSENCE.com, BET.com, The Houston Defender, The Network Journal, Publishers Weekly, and has been quoted in Parents Magazine and She Knows. She has contributed to Black Enterprise, Huff Post, Madame Noire, Everything Girls Love, Upscale Magazine, and Curly Nikki. Patrice has also interviewed celebrities such as Tracee Ellis Ross, Cicely Tyson, 50 Cent, Bobby Jones, Gladys Knight, Naturi Naughton, Danai Gurira, Jazmine Sullivan, Joseph Sikora, Rotimi, Teyonah Parris, and more covering the red carpet for networks such as BET and STARZ. Other celebrity interviews include Barbara Hershey, Aldis Hodge, and Kiki Palmer. Patrice enjoys speaking at various events and conferences on a variety of topics to include but not limited to pushing past your pain to your purpose, turning your big dreams into reality, on her expertise in the media field on writing and pitching, and the importance of self-care. Patrice has spoken at several events as a guest speaker and panelist to include Howard University, and moderator at The George Washington University. Patrice is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.