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Sayantani DasGupta

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Sayantani DasGupta is the New York Times bestselling author of the Bengali folktale and string-theory inspired Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond Series. She is a pediatrician by training, but now teaches at Columbia University. When she’s not writing or reading, Sayantani spends time watching cooking shows with her trilingual children and protecting her black Labrador retriever Khushi from the many things that scare him, including plastic bags. She is a team member of We Need Diverse Books, and can be found online at and on Twitter at @sayantani16.

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