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Bahni Turpin is an American stage and screen actor known for her roles in Malcolm X and Coldcase Files and an award-winning audiobook narrator. Her audiobooks appear regularly on Amazon’s monthly top ten list. Her audiobook career includes some of the most popular and critically acclaimed books in recent years including The Help, The Hate U Give  and Children of Blood and Bone. She has narrated over 70 titles.
Turpin was born in 1962 in Pontiac, Michigan.
- House of Rougeaux "Actor Turpin’s skill with a vast array of accents brings the characters of Jaeckel’s multigenerational novel to life. …Turpin’s multifaceted performance enhances this rich tapestry of a novel."
- The Hate U Give: Turpin’s remarkable sensitivity carries this performance to the ranks of greatness.
- Best Female Narrator of the Year, Audie Awards--The Hate U Give (2018)
- Audible Narrator of the Year (2016)
- Audible Narrator Hall of Fame
- Narrator of the Year, Publisher's Weekly--The Underground Railroad (2016) 
- Odyssey Award, Best Audiobook for Children or Young Adults--The Hate U Give (2018)
- Jones Benson, Jenan. "Spotlight on Bahni Turpin". Audiofile.
- "Review: There's a good reason this narrator has been nominated for her audio book storytelling". newsobserver. Retrieved 2018-12-21.
- Manes, Yvette. "16 of best young-adult audiobooks for people who are still young at heart". INSIDER. Retrieved 2018-12-21.
- "Audio Book Review: House of Rougeaux by Jenny Jaeckel, read by Bahni Turpin. Raincloud, , unabridged, 10 CDs, 9.5 hrs., $34.99 ISBN 978-1-941203-30-9". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
- "Audio Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, read by Bahni Turpin. HarperAudio, , unabridged, digital download, 11.5 hrs., $24.99 ISBN 978-0-06-267708-2". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
- "The Best Audiobooks of 2016". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
- "2018 Newbery and Caldecott Medal Winners Announced at ALA Midwinter". Publishing Perspectives. 2018-02-13. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
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