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Liara Tamani

Biography

Liara Tamani

Liara Tamani lives in Houston, Texas. She holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College and a BA from Duke University. CALLING MY NAME is her first book. www.liaratamani.com

Liara Tamani

Books by Liara Tamani

by Liara Tamani - Coming of Age, Family, Fiction, Young Adult 14+
This unforgettable novel tells a universal coming-of-age story about Taja Brown, a young African American girl growing up in Houston, Texas, and it deftly and beautifully explores the universal struggles of growing up, battling family expectations, discovering a sense of self, and finding a unique voice and purpose. Told in fifty-three short, episodic, moving, and iridescent chapters, CALLING MY NAME follows Taja on her journey from middle school to high school.