Anuradha D. Rajurkar
Connection to Illinois: Rajurkar was born and raised in Chicago. She holds two degrees from Northwestern University and currently lives in Evanston. Biography: 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.
ISBN: 1984897152 OCLC: 1157614707 Knopf 2021 Eighteen-year-old Rani, a budding photographer, grapples with first love, family boundaries, and the complications of a cross-cultural relationship.