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Genre: C:YOUNG ADULT Fiction



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Rajurkar was born and raised in Chicago. She holds two degrees from Northwestern University and currently lives in Evanston.

Biographical and Professional Information

ANURADHA D. RAJURKAR is a teacher by day and a YA writer by night. She is a national recipient of the SCBWI Emerging Voices Award for her contemporary debut novel, American Betiya. Rajurkar now lives in Milwaukee.

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