Biography

Afrika Brown  Head Shot 2Editor, playwright, poet and published author, Afrika Brown is a force to be reckoned with.  Afrika is known for writing riveting fashion, lifestyle, political and entertainment features.  Her bold and entertaining writing style has been featured in BlackBallot.com, Whitehot Magazine for Contemporary Art, Petside.com and various freelance writing projects. 

She honed her editorial prowess as the Entertainment and Lifestyle Editor for Caribbean POSH Magazine and has interviewed such talent as Persia White, Michelle Williams, Raphael Saadiq, Mario, MIMS, Jill Marie Jones, Tyson Beckford, Roshumba, Custo Dalmau, Leon and Judith Jamison just to name a few.  Brown has also served as creative director for various cover and fashion photo shoots. 

Her accomplishments at Caribbean POSH Magazine caught the attention of several media companies and she has served as freelance Editor In Chief for DV8 Magazine and UrbanMETRO Magazine along with other magazine start-ups.

In 2006, Brown published Sepia Sapphire, a collection of poetry for which she garnered accolades from Poetry.com.  In 2007, Afrika’s weekly chapter series Diary of a Break Up was featured by Universitychic.com. In 2009, Brown founded F.A.M.E NYC Magazine.

Afrika is now in the process of turning “The Outing” into an onstage production. “The Outing” has been featured in several festivals in New York City and the first of her plays to be produced on stage.

For press/media inquiries please contact Afrika Brown at afrikabrown@gmail.com. 

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