Sayantani DasGupta is the New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed, Bengali folktale and string theory-inspired Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond books, as well as the standalone middle grade fantasy Force of Fire. Her forthcoming YA debut, Debating Darcy, is a multicultural, modern-day reimagining of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, and has been called "fiercely feminist" and a "delightful spin on Austen's classic." Sayantani is a pediatrician by training, but now teaches at Columbia University. She is a team member of We Need Diverse Books, and can be found online at sayantanidasgupta.com and on Twitter at @sayantani16.
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