Patrice Tartt is a speaker, bestselling author, freelancer writer, entrepreneur, media correspondent, and the 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 through her signature program, Pitch Perfect® and publishing processes.
Patrice Tartt 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, contributing 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 is also a contributing writer for ESSENCE, Black Enterprise, HuffPost, Sheen Magazine, and has contributed to Madame Noire, Everything Girls Love, Upscale Magazine, and Curly Nikki. She has also interviewed celebrities such as Serena Williams, Omari Hardwick, Carla Hall, Tracee Ellis Ross, Cicely Tyson, Cat Cora, 50 Cent, Bobby Jones, Gladys Knight, Jazmine Sullivan, Joseph Sikora, Rotimi Akinosho, Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle Reece and Laurie Hernandez, Dani Rylan, Jessi Miley-Dyer, Donna Orender and more, and has covered the red carpet for networks such as BET and STARZ.
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, her expertise in the media field on pitching, and the importance of self-care. Patrice has spoken at several events as a guest speaker, panelist, to include Howard University, and moderator at The George Washington University. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.