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Shobha Rao


Shobha Rao moved to the United States from India at the age of seven. She is the winner of the 2014 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Fiction, awarded by Nimrod International Journal, and is the recipient of the Elizabeth George Foundation fellowship. Rao has also been a resident at Hedgebrook. Her story "Kavitha and Mustafa" was chosen by T.C. Boyle for inclusion in the Best American Short Stories 2015. She lives in San Francisco. Her new book is "Girls Burn Brighter."

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Books:
Girls Burn Brighter
Fiction / Literature
Flatiron
March 2018
ISBN 9781250074256
320 pages
$25.99, NYP
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When Poornima first meets Savitha, she feels something she thought she lost for good when her mother died: hope. More/less

An Unrestored Woman
Fiction / Literature
Flatiron
March 2017
ISBN 9781250118721
256 pages
$14.99, INSTORE
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“What an astonishing collection! Provoking, ferocious, moving, splendid, generous and essential. More/less

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