Tara Sullivan was born in India and spent her childhood living in Bangladesh, Ecuador, Bolivia, and the Dominican Republic with her parents who were international aid workers. She received a BA in Spanish Literature and Cognitive Science from the University of Virginia, and a MA in Latin American Studies and an MPA in Non-Profit Management from Indiana University.
Her first book, GOLDEN BOY, was selected as a top-ten book of 2013 by YALSA, Kirkus reviews, and the Wall Street Journal. It is the winner of the 2014 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People Award. Her second novel, THE BITTER SIDE OF SWEET, is due out from G.P.Putnam/Penguin in early 2016
Tara Sullivan is the author of books: The Bitter Side of Sweet, Golden Boy, Untitled