From a young age, Akelah has always had a passion for reading. She loves the different characters and worlds that she could discover when she read and she knew she wanted to work with authors and writers to put their work out there. <!–more–> She graduated with a B.A. in English and she’s glad to help other people bring their work into the world while doing something she loves.

When she’s not working, she enjoys beating up video game villains, cooking flavorful meals, and playing fetch with her cat.

She enjoys fiction books of all genres, but she doesn’t shy away from non-fiction.

  Sensitivity / Expert

  • African-American culture and issues
  • Military experience, including relocating and living on base
  • Latinx culture and issues
  • Racism
  • Asexuality spectrum
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fatphobia
  • Death of a loved one
  • Family members getting cancer
  • The grieving process
  • Growing up in the U.S. South
  • City life
  • Going to school/university in a foreign country
  • Culture shock
  • Fostering and adopting
  • Comics, graphic novels, etc.
  • Video games

 Preferred Genres

Young adult fiction/fantasy  contemporary romance  middle grade  humor  fantasy  children’s books   

 Avoided Genres


What Clients Say


It has been absolutely lovely. Everyone involved has been kind and professional. All of my concerns have been addressed without judgment, only a positive attitude.


Erin and Akelah were incredibly easy to work with! I’m so thankful for their contributions and assistance. They were easy to work with and Akelah gave excellent insight into the culture we’re writing about.

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