Bestselling author Mirika Mayo Cornelius is an entrepreneur and professional content creator. Having graduated Pre-Med from the University of South Carolina with a BS in Biology, she turned down the Medical College of Georgia on the first day of classes to pursue a path that she’d always loved and had a natural gift towards, and that is writing, editing and storytelling.
Over the years, Mirika has founded and is chief editor and content creator of multiple websites and blogs. She has interviewed multiple celebrities and authors, and released over thirty stories – novels, novellas, and short stories – while co-founding, along with her husband author Rod Cornelius, their independent publishing house Akirim Press.
She is the founder of Black Entrepreneur History and Optician World, along with Book Entertainment News.
Mirika also loves to give back great things into the community as she is the founder of apparel line Read To Freedom which benefits school aged children while promoting literacy, while also creating new content creators and bloggers on Patreon.
She grew up in a military lifestyle, having traveled abroad with her family as a child.