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Omar Tyree


Author | Storytelling Visionary of Books, Music, Film & TV

Omar Tyree, a New York Times bestselling author, has been honored with the 2001 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work—Fiction and the 2006 Phillis Wheatley Literary Award for Urban Fiction. Graduating cum laude from Howard University with a Bachelor's in Print Journalism, he established himself as "The Godfather of Contemporary Urban Fiction" after founding MARS Productions in 1992. His influential works include titles such as "Flyy Girl" and "The Last Street Novel," selling over 3 million copies worldwide. Beyond literature, Tyree champions urban literacy and has ventured into film with

Speaking Topics:
• Equation For Life
• Intellectual Culture vs. Popular Culture
• Celebrating Kwanzaa, Celebrating Our Heritage
• Images of Women in the Media
• Revisiting Dr. King Is the Dream Attained?

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