Speaker - Storyteller - Author
Echo Brown is a visionary storyteller from Cleveland, Ohio who strives to inspire and provoke. Her first solo show, Black Virgins Are Not for Hipsters, ran for two years to sold out crowds around the world.
Also an author, Echo writes mold-breaking autobiographical young adult fiction novels that are infused with magical realism. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard, was released in January 2020 to rave reviews by Macmillan. Echo's sophomore novel, the Chosen One: A First Generation Ivy League Odyssey, was released on January 4, 2022 and published by the Hachette Book Group.
Currently based in Cleveland, Ohio after re-locating from Paris, France, Echo is also a speechwriter and recently wrote a speech for Sunny Hostin of the View.
Echo's books are represented by Janine Kamouh at WME. On the film and TV side, Echo is represented by Olivia Burgher and Santana Seelam also at WME.
ECHO'S SOPHOMORE BOOK
"Powerful and vulnerable."
"A testimony to starting from the bottom to doing the unimaginable while trauma lingers. Authentic, thought-provoking, and timely."
-ERICA MARKS, CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
"The story asks readers to examine the various intersections of their own identities as they reflect upon the circumstances that shape Echo's reality."