I adore Piper Huguley. I'm blessed to call her a friend and a sister of my heart. I aspire to be just like her when I
grow up. She is an educator by profession and has influenced many a young mind
to excel at whatever they desire. She a woman of Southern gentility, her grace,
patience, and serene spirit reflected in the words she paints on paper. She
epitomizes the very essence of #BlackGirlMagic.
Huguley has an extensive and impressive back list of
books, starting with her two-book HOME TO MILFORD COLLEGE series and her
MIGRATIONS OF THE HEART series. She’s been included in numerous anthologies and
is often sought out to share her historical perspective on black history.
An award-winning author, Piper Huguley’s most recent release,
BY HER OWN DESIGN: A Novel of ANN LOWE, Fashion Designer to the Social
Register, is making quite the buzz in literary circles. Well received, the
reviews have been reflective of her talent and masterful story-telling
abilities. BY HER OWN DESIGN is the incredible, untold story of how Ann Lowe, a
Black woman and granddaughter of slaves, rose above personal struggles and
racial prejudice to design and create one of America's most famous wedding
dresses of all time for Jackie Kennedy. I can personally attest to this book being
one of the best of all times, although I might be slightly biased. But it is
that remarkable and deserving of all the accolades.
Discover the work of Piper G. Huguley for yourself. You’ll be