Lori Bryant-Woolridge


After spending 15 years in the broadcast television industry, Lori Bryant-Woolridge wrote three Essence bestselling novels, Read Between the Lies, Hitts & Mrs., and the Essence Book Club selection Weapons of Mass Seduction. Lori is an Emmy award-winning writer whose erotic short stories are included in the bestselling anthologies Best Black Women’s Erotica and Brown Sugar Three: Opposites Attract.

Lori has conducted a variety of sensuality classes and workshops around the country. She is the founder of Stiletto U, a virtual university that advocates healthy, sensuous lifestyles. Using her nine-week curriculum, she has successfully coached women of all ages, sexual orientations, ethnicities and relationship statuses to develop feminine sexual confidence. Lori also created Sexitude, a new workout designed to unleash the sensuous, sexy woman within.

She is the co-founder of Mothers Off Duty, Inc., an organization dedicated to its members putting themselves on the list of people they take care of; and a founding member of the Femme Fantastik Tour, a literary tour created to celebrate and empower women through literature.