“Writing South Asian characters comes with challenges of its own. While the publishing industry has embraced diverse narratives over the last several years, the representation of girls and women of color are still in high demand. For Lalli, she said there is a desire to have every brown girl see themselves in her characters, but it’s a battle she knows she cannot win.”
Check out this fantastic article about my second novel, Grown-Up Pose, in Brown Girl Magazine. I talk about what could have sparked the idea behind my latest book and find out what the main difference is between my own experiences and those of main character, Anusha.