Alka Joshi(2021)

Alka Joshi was born in India and raised in the United States from the age of nine. She has a BA from Stanford University and an MFA from California College of Arts. Joshi’s debut novel, The Henna Artist, became a New York Times bestseller, a Reese Witherspoon Bookclub pick, and is being developed into an episodic TV series. Her sequel, The Secret Keeper of Jaipur, will be followed by a third book in the trilogy in 2023.