G O L D I E.

Connoisseur of mediocre whiskey, wily raconteur and well-mannered vagabond.


Goldie Taylor is an novelist, opinion writer and former political strategist. Now editor-at-large for The Daily Beast, Goldie has been a featured political analyst on nearly every major news network. She has been a guest on programs such as HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, The Dr. Phil Show, The Steve Harvey Show, and Good Morning America. Goldie appeared in “Light Skinned Girls,” a documentary released by the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) and “Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now” on PBS. 

Then too, Goldie has been a frequent guest on a full host of local and national radio shows, including NPR’s All Things Considered, and has been regularly published in print and digital publications. In recent years, she has written op-ed columns for a myriad of national publications and, in October 2015, she penned a blockbuster cover story for Ebony about the rise and fall of Bill Cosby. 

A sought-after public speaker, Goldie has addressed audiences at— among others— the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Harvard University, Morehouse College, Emory School of Law, Princeton University, Spelman College, Duke School of Law, National Association of Black Journalists, University of Missouri School of Journalism, The King Center and the Cambridge Speaker Series. 

A St. Louis native, after a 10-year hiatus, her third novel--Paper Gods-- was released in October 2018 by St. Martin’s Press/ All Points Books.

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...the pre-dawn rantings of a peri-menopausal mind. 



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