Terry Baker Mulligan
Terry Baker Mulligan was born and raised on Sugar Hill, in Harlem. Sugar Hill, Terry’s first book, is a 2012 IPPY Award winner for Adult Multicultural Nonfiction and the 2013 Benjamin Franklin Award Winner for Multicultural Writing and Autobiography/Memoir Writing. When she was twelve, her family moved across the street from the Grange, Alexander Hamilton’s historic home. She now lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
Terry’s second book, Afterlife in Harlem, was published in October 2014.
Fun facts about Terry:
She hitchhiked from Bregenz, Austria to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
She’s logged just under 12,000 miles on her daily morning walks.
Her favorite animals are cats; she hates violence and can’t figure out why she’s an avid football fan.
Her father danced on the Cotton Club Chorus line when Lena Horne was the singer. Lena was only 16 and had to be chaperoned by her mother.
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