Tanika L. Lynch
Tanika L. Lynch is a 3 time AALBC.com Bestselling Author
Tanika L. Lynch was born on the Eastside of Detroit, Michigan Tanika is the eldest of three siblings, and also the black sheep of the family. After being inflicted with severe abuse, abandonment, betrayal and rejection from the hands of loved ones, she was forced out onto the streets at the age of 12 to make a new home.
In order to survive, she was introduced to the dope game. It wasn’t long before Tanika was caught up in the street life, and all the drama that came along with it. This life eventually landed her in prison on murder charges at the age of 16, and pregnant. The penitentiary became her turning point.
Within two months of incarceration, Tanika received her G.E.D., attended college full time with hopes of receiving a degree in psychology, received vocational certificates in Culinary arts and Building trades and pursued her lifelong dreams of becoming an author, after endless encouragement from a prison guard. Today, Tanika is a 27-year-old reformed woman whose main goal is to reach the hearts of others through her writing. Tanika has plans to devote her life to helping misunderstood youths upon her release. She feels as though she had been there, done all that.