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Omar Tyree


USA flag (b.1969)

aka The Urban Griot

Omar Tyree is an author, publisher, lecturer and performance poet who completed his undergraduate studies at Howard University in Washington, D.C, with honors in print journalism. He was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he graduated from the city's most prestigious Central High School in 1987. He is presently thirty-four-years old and lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Karintha and two sons Ameer and Canoy.

Genres: Urban Fiction
 
Novels
   Capital City (1993) (as by The Urban Griot)
   Flyy Girl (1993)
   Battlezone (1994)
   A Do Right Man (1997)
   Single Mom (1998)
   Sweet St. Louis (1999)
   For the Love of Money (2000)
   Just Say No! (2001)
   The Underground (2001) (as by The Urban Griot)
   Leslie (2002)
   College Boy (2003) (as by The Urban Griot)
   Diary of a Groupie (2003)
   One Crazy-Ass Night (2003) (as by The Urban Griot)
   Cold Blooded (2004) (as by The Urban Griot)
   Boss Lady (2005)
   What They Want (2006)
   The Last Street Novel (2007)
   12 Brown Boys (2008)
   Pecking Order (2008)
   One Crazy Night (2009) (as by The Urban Griot)
   The Season (2009) (as by The Urban Griot)
   The Crowd in Shanghai (2015)
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Collections
   Dirty Old Men (2009)
   Poetry (poems) (2013)
   Unleashed (2013)
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Novellas
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Non fiction
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Omar Tyree recommends
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Secret Society (2006)
(Secret Society, book 1)
Miasha
"Miasha writes with the fatal stroke of a butcher knife. This book is raw material. Squeamish readers beware. You want proof? Just read the first page."
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The Case Manager (2017)
(Shattered Lives, book 1)
Latoya Chandler
"The Case Manager, by Latoya Chandler will open your eyes to how truly ugly this real world can be."

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