Author. Speaker. One dope mama.

Tanisia “Tee” Moore

Writing is my avenue for giving hope, sharing life’s lessons, and sparking imaginations. For young adult readers, my debut book Film Makers: 15 Groundbreaking Women Directors with co-author Lyn Miller-Lachmann in the Women of Power series profiling women filmmakers is out August 16, 2022! My forthcoming books are the Micah Hudson chapter book series for Reycraft and the picture book My Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams, illustrated by Robert Paul, for Scholastic Press.

For adults, I write under the name Taylor Noelle. As Nisia Skyy, my radio personality, I published After the Storm, an inspiring contemporary romance novel of redemption and restoration. I have been feaured in The Alabama News, Medium, and Readers Digest, as well as a TEDx talk on motherhood and entrepreneurship.

Order Now! Releasing September 12, 2023!

Micah Hudson: Football Fumble
Picture Book
by Tanisia Moore, Illustrated by Aeron Cargill

Future football star Micah Hudson’s most prized possession is a football signed by THE Jackson Vick. But when he brings it to school for show-and-tell, it mysteriously disappears! With the help of his best friend, Carter, and a checklist on how to be a detective, Micah follows a trail of clues to catch the thief. Will he discover the truth before school ends?

Publication date: September 12, 2023

Order Now! Releasing September 19, 2023!

…The energetic text reads like a smooth stream of affirmations honoring the self and cultural pride. The cartoonlike illustrations use bright colors, cheerful faces, and confident poses to emphasize the power of the child’s positive self-image, fortified by a strong relationship with past and contemporary heroes. With the resonance of the titular saying and additional affirming phrases in the child’s assured voice, this book will lend confidence to Black children and remind all readers of the dignity and contributions of African American people.

A joyful tribute to share with young children.

Kirkus Reviews

I Am My Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams
Picture Book

by Tanisia Moore, Illustrated by Robert Paul Jr.

YOU are your ancestors’ wildest dreams. How will you express YOUR greatness? This electrifying anthem to Black boy joy and pride is perfect for fans of I Am Every Good Thing, Little Legends, and All Because You Matter.

I am fly.

From my crown

down to the kicks

on my feet…

I AM my ancestors’ wildest dreams.

In a story that sizzles and soars, a young child discovers his place in a distinguished lineage. As he meets ten exceptional Black men — historical and contemporary heroes who have paved the way for his own future success — he internalizes and asserts their greatness. Just like them, he can reach his dreams. And just like him, you have within you big potential.

Publication date: September 19, 2023

Out Now!

Film Makers: 15 Groundbreaking Women Directors
Young Adult Non-Fiction

by Lyn Miller-Lachmann and Tanisia “Tee” Moore

In Hollywood, women don’t have to be in front of the cameras to shine.

Each of the 15 women profiled in Film Makers share a common trait: she is, as Shonda Rhimes says, “First. Only. Different.”

These phenomenal women have entered into the film and television industry often being the first woman at a prestigious film school, the first woman to win an award usually given to their male counterparts, or even the first BIPOC to be nominated as—and win—best director at the Academy Awards.

While their resumes are impressive, it is how they live their lives that has made a greater impact in the communities they serve.

Publication date: September 6, 2022

“An appealing look at some of today’s best-known women filmmakers.”

Sharon Rawlins


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Publisher's Weekly announcement of My Ancestors' Wildest Dreams written by Tanisia "Tee" Moore and illustrated by Robert Paul Jr.

It has been announced that the second picture book in this series will be BLACK GIRL MAGIC.

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By Nisia Skyy (Tanisia ‘Tee’ Moore)

After the Storm

Contemporary Romance Novel

When Brooke wrote her ex, Rashad, out of her life, she vowed to move on and never let him back in. Now with a devoted boyfriend and a promising career as a future OB/GYN, she had all the pieces in place for a great life. As she begins to deal with personal convictions, Brooke starts to question her current relationship as soon as her ex reappears. While struggling with forgiveness, Brooke enters into a period of her life she never saw coming.

 With the stress of not living up to his father’s expectations to follow his footsteps in ministry, Rashad became a smooth playboy with a controlling girlfriend fighting to change his ways. It wasn’t until his brother began to date his ex’s sister that he started to question his freedom as a bachelor and revisit one of the biggest mistakes of his life…breaking up with Brooke.

When these former high school sweethearts rekindle their initial friendship in the middle of their own turmoil, their collision causes a storm neither of them saw coming.

Will Brooke and Rashad be able to stand together after the storm settles or will their rekindled friendship end before it begins?

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