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Maya Prasad is a South Asian American author, a Caltech graduate, and a former software
engineer. She currently resides in the Pacific Northwest, where she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and raising her budding bookworm kiddo.
Her debut novel Drizzle, Dreams, and Lovestruck Things is a 2023 Children’s Book Council Young Adult and Librarian Favorite. She’s also the author of Sejal Sinha Battles Superstorms, the first in a new STEM chapter book series. She’s passionate about creating joyful representation for kids and teens.

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Photo by Jamilah Newcomer

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