Candi S. Cross
Candi’s unique combination of skills matches the needs of aspiring authors who have a tale to tell but no understanding of the publishing industry or flair for forming the right words. Candi’s clients include executives and entertainers from as far away as Egypt, Pakistan, Japan and Germany, memoirists, novelists, and designers. As ghostwriter and/or editor, Candi has co-developed 80+ books published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Writer’s Digest Books, Springer UK, Future Horizons, and self-publishing outlets. She is committed to helping diverse individuals with contemporary stories to tell—no theme is too provocative, no message too controversial unless it propagates harm toward others.
In 2016, Candi completed the distinguished UCLA Writers Studio: Making a Scene and plans to do so annually. In the earlier years of her career, Candi’s most notable coverage as a reporter includes women’s roles in war, featuring Benazir Bhutto (d. 2007), former Prime Minister of Pakistan, the illicit trade of sex trafficking featuring Zana Briski, Academy Award-winning filmmaker for “Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids,” the South’s 25-year history of civil rights featuring Congressman John Lewis (D-Ga.), and Brazil’s rise from poverty as a dominant renewable energy provider.