About 1Senior Agent Tri­cia Skin­ner was raised in Detroit, Michigan. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the nationally acclaimed Journalism Institute for Media Diversity at Wayne State University and earned her graduate degree from Southern Methodist University. Professionally, she began her writing career as a newspaper reporter and wrote for The Detroit NewsInvestor’s Business DailyMSN, and The Houston Chronicle.

Tricia has 20 years of experience working with the video game industry in various roles, including public relations, industry relations, and writing/editing. She is also a fantasy author (represented by Fuse co-founder Laurie McLean).

Inclusiveness in genre fiction is dear to Tricia’s heart. She specializes in Adult fiction. On the personal side, Tricia is learning Korean, listens to K-pop (go Stray Kids!), loves manhwa/manga/manhua, devours anime, and she is definitely Team Vader. Her fam­ily includes two Great Danes. 

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Professional Associations

Tricia is a past or present member of:

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
Romance Writers of America
Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal Chapter
Cultural, Interracial Special Interest Chapter of RWA (CIMRWA)
Dallas Area Romance Authors
Savvy Authors

Photo Credits

Photographer: Kauwuane Burton
Hair/Makeup: LaTonia Monday
Wardrobe Stylist: Kristin McIntyre