Shilpi Somaya Gowda was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. In college, she spent a summer as a volunteer in an Indian orphanage, which seeded the idea for her first novel, Secret Daughter, published in 2010. It was a New York Times and #1 international bestseller, and was translated into over 30 languages and countries worldwide. Secret Daughter was shortlisted for the South African Boeke Literary Prize, longlisted for the IMPAC Dublic Literary Award, and was an IndieNext Great Read and Target Book Club Pick.
Author: Shilpi Somaya Gowda