Eunice Heath Tate is an author, poet, mother who uses her fictional characters to address the turmoil and feelings of powerlessness resulting from sexual, physical and verbal abuse. Born and raised in Jamaica, Tate migrated to Miami where she was a copywriter for one of the largest retail advertising agencies in the United States and, later, a writer for the marketing division of The Miami Herald. Her work has been published in The Caribbean Writer, The Jamaican Gleaner, Calabash, Meridians and in the anthology Voice, Memory, Ashes and Journey into My Brother's Soul. She currently resides in Florida where she continues to write inspirational fiction and nonfiction.
As a writer, motivational speaker and grief coach, Tate’s goals are to: (1) Break the cultural silence around abuse of any kind. (2) Inspire and empower her readers to discover their full potential. (3) Motivate them to create within themself a new spirit of love, peace and joy. Healing and spiritual growth are a constant theme in her writings and books. She believes firmly that the ability to forgive and release the past is fundamental to healing.