On Writing Representation in Fiction (Writer’s Digest)

In a recent article that I wrote for Writer’s Digest, I talk about what it was like to write characters whose journeys mirror my own and how other authors can let go of the burden of representation. Here’s an excerpt of the article: About seven years ago, I started working on a manuscript that would…

10 New Books To Add To Your TBR ASAP (BuzzFeed)

Each week, dozens and dozens of new releases hit the shelves. It’s often tough to narrow down the list of which books to read first! The writers and contributors helpfully put together a list of some of their favourite new releases, including Serena Singh Flips the Script! “Serena Singh isn’t selfish, but she lives her…

Serena Singh Flips the Script Review (Booklist)

I’m absolutely thrilled to share that Serena Singh Flips the Script received a starred review in Booklist. Among the lovely things the reviewer thought: “…another stellar feel-good story of a woman learning how to manage the expectations of her traditional Sikh community while living an untraditional life.” “Heartfelt and forthright, Lalli’s culturally rich work of…

On Writing Strong, Empowered Women (Writer’s Digest)

In this recent post for Writer’s Digest, I explain how I came to write the strong female characters in my latest novel, Serena Singh Flips the Script, and how my editor gave me inspiration for exploring multiple points-of-view. Learn what prompted me to write Serena Singh Flips the Script, how long it took to get…

Serena Singh Flips the Script review (Publisher’s Weekly)

I’m so excited to share this wonderful review of my newest book, Serena Singh Flips the Script from Publisher’s Weekly! “Lalli (The Matchmaker’s List) charms in this delightful tale of love, friendship, and cultures clashing. … Lalli excels at creating flawed but lovable characters, and her exquisitely crafted and perfectly paced narrative captivates.” You can…

Join me for an online Galentine’s Day event

I’ll be joining fellow authors Elizabeth Everett, Lauren Baratz-Logsted and Jackie Logsted for a special virtual Galentine’s Day 2021 celebration online with East City Bookshop. Date: Saturday, February 13, 2021Time: 4:00 pm EST Tickets are free, but registration is required. You can register for the event here. For my US readers, you can pre-order copies of…

4 Wholesome Reads to Cozy up With This Autumn (Brown Girl Magazine)

A wonderful list of reads to get cozy with as the weather starts to turn colder, including Grown-Up Pose! “The crisp fall air rings in this season of opportunity and self-reflection, making this book the perfect read for all ages.” You can check out the full list and book descriptions here