Author Tracy Bass
Tracey C. Bass is a warrior for women of color and her weapon is words. Known worldwide as “The Words Doctor”, this author, poetic-scholar, and performance artist has performed at retreats, conferences, and events in New York, Detroit, Chicago, California, Atlanta, and Belize, Central America. Tracey earned an M.A. in Practical Theology from Regent University and an M.A. in Communication from Eastern Michigan University. She is building her skills as a "media midwife" in the Ph.D. program in Strategic Media Communication at Liberty University.
Tracey Bass self-published her first novel, Uncage My Love, in 2007, later published by Lumenus Publications, and showcased nationally as a film. Campus Martius Park featured Uncage My Love in the “2007 Ford Summer Film Series at the Park”. Tracey self-published her first non-fiction book, God’s Business Plan, in 2008. In 2014, Tracey and her husband co-authored and self-published a children’s book, Born to Be a Princess. I AM Media Books contracted Tracey Bass to write a personalized book series for girls and boys, including Born to Be a Princess (2019), Born to Reign (2021), and Born to Build (2021). In 2019, Tracey Bass led a team of authors, editors, and artists to publish We The People and launch a division offering personalized bereavement narratives for families called Buried Treazures. Her chapter “I Am My Sisters’ Keeper” appears in Womanist Ethical Rhetoric (2020). Her next non-fiction academic-book, Poetic Scholar, is scheduled for release in 2021.
In this workshop, I AM Media author Tracey C. Bass shares readings and spoken word performances about the death of her son. She also walks virtual workshop attendees through several writing exercises to help them use words to heal their grieving hearts. This event is supported by Poets and Writers.