Shanthi Sekaran, author portrait
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Shanthi Sekaran

Shanthi Sekaran teaches creative writing at California College of the Arts, and is a member of the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto. She is the author of The Prayer Room and her work has appeared in the New York TimesBest New American Voices, and Canteen, as well as online at Zyzzyva and Mutha Magazine. A California native, she lives in Berkeley with her husband and two children. Lucky Boy is her second novel.

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Videos from the 2024 First-Year Experience® Conference are now available

We’re pleased to share videos from the 2024 First-Year Experience® Conference. Whether you weren’t able to join us at the conference or would simply like to hear the talks again, please take a moment to view the clips below.   Penguin Random House Author Breakfast Monday, February 19th, 7:15 – 8:45 am PST This event

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Women of Color: Common Reading Selections for All Ages

Women’s history is still under-discussed and undervalued, doubly so when it comes to the history of women of color.  We’re highlighting some of our recent favorite titles, bringing these women’s stories and perspectives to the forefront.

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