Tracie E. Christian

Author, Poet, Radio Personality & Motivational Speaker

Who Is Tracie E. Christian?

TRACIE E. CHRISTIAN, Authoress, Narrator, Poet, On-Air Radio Personality & Motivational Speaker was born and raised in Detroit, MI. Educated in Detroit Public Schools (Atkinson Elementary, Farwell Junior High, and Pershing Senior High), 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 has served as Children's Fair Coordinator for the Detroit Festival of the Arts, as well as worked with Mosaic Youth Theater and Girl Scouts of Metropolitan Detroit.

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 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 and e-book on

As Station Manager at, Tracie a.k.a "T Elice" produces and hosts a weekly radio show, Back on the B Cyde (11 am Saturdays). As her alter ego, T Elice, the original B-Cyde DJ, Tracie spins tunes catering to lovers of R&B, Classic & Neo Soul, Contemporary Jazz & Progressive Hip Hop, all while inviting, interviewing & exposing Creative Artists as Guests Show Hosts!

In Spring of 2016, Tracie launched B Cyde Multi Media LLC an entertainment production company specializing in the communications/broadcast and literary arts. B Cyde Multi Media is the parent company for the Back on the B Cyde (radio show) and B Cyde Books (literary resource imprint). In the same year, Tracie released her fourth fiction novel, Toast to the Fool and ushered in her first author, Tyra Butler with her debut release, Poetic Desires both on B Cyde Books. In August 2016, Tracie ventured into uncharted territory with audiobook production and narration. Currently, Tracie has produced and narrated eight audiobooks including seven for fellow authors and one of her own. Toast to the Fool was released in audiobook format in January 2017.

Tracie kicked in the doors of 2017 with the release of her first nonfiction, self-help book, This One's For Me and You (Mental Meal Interpretations from The Motor City Sis) which is currently available in print, e-book, and audiobook formats. Now four months into 2018, Tracie is set for a double book release and signing in Cleveland, Ohio in June presenting her newest fiction novel, If I Had No Loot and the sequel to her non-fiction, self-help effort, This One's For Me and You 2. If I had No Loot is the story of how four men down on their luck pool their individual talent together to help lift one another up and out of their own way. It's the first book in Christian's new Motor City Survival series.

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Chris Grainger is a man on a mission. He has allowed his lady, Angel to take care of the both of them for too long and drastically decides to make a change. When he uses money from their joint savings to finance his dream, unexpected trials stop his progress and causes major problems. His chance meeting with an old-school ex-bartender, a brainiac, computer whiz kid, and a tough, young punk could offer Chris the help he needs, or unforeseen harm. With limited options, Chris is forced to make decisions that can Make or Break his future. Will Chris' FAITH override his FAULTS and get him help from FRIENDS he never knew he had? Find out in "If I Had No Loot" - A Motor City Survival Story.

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This One's For Me and You 2 - Mental Meal Interpretations from The Motor City Sis

Looking for something to help you rejuvenate, re-evaluate and release from the stresses of life? This book of Mental Meal Interpretations is intended to offer food for thought intended to replenish the spirit in an effort to make a world of difference. Use these life lessons as your Life's Blessings. Consider this a Gift to Uplift! This One's For Me and You 2!

Booking Info

To book Tracie for speaking engagements, workshops and/or seminars contact her via email at and type SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT in the Subject header.