About Rebecca

Rebecca Walker was named one of America’s most influential leaders by Time Magazine, and has worked in various capacities with some of the most creative people in the world, including Madonna, Steven Spielberg, Kara Walker, Mara Brock Akil, Mike Nichols, Jill Soloway, Tig Notaro, Me’Shell NdegeOcello, Dawoud Bey, and Kehinde Wiley.

Rebecca was educated at Yale, holds an MFA from Spalding University, and received and Honorary Doctor of Letters from the North Carolina School of the Arts, joining fellow recipients Forrest Whitaker and Maya Angelou. She has been on Oprah, Charlie Rose, NPR, Good Morning America, and featured in press around the world.

Rebecca writes every day. Read her books, watch the Amazon Prime she helped develop: One Mississippi, and find her articles and commentary at CNN.com, Newsweek, Salon, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, The Root.com, Real Simple, Jewcy.com, Buddhadharma, Glamour, and more. Visit her here.

Coaching and Consulting


If you can’t make the workshop, Rebecca sometimes works writers individually, and offers personal coaching and manuscript consultations.

Communication with Rebecca can happen via email, Skype and phone, sometimes monthly, sometimes weekly and sometimes bi-monthly. Whatever gets the outline clear, the chapter written, the book published.

Fees are based on scope of project. She takes on one project a year.

Email the office to connect and get more information. If you can’t do the work now, we’ll put you on our list for the future. We believe that once you commit, in whatever form, you’ll get there. We see it every day. You just have to start.