Sheba Karim writes fiction for adults of all ages. Her first young adult novel, Skunk Girl came out in 2009 from Farrar, Straus and Giroux BYR, and was also published in Denmark, India, Italy and Sweden. Her next young adult novel is forthcoming from Harper Collins Teen in 2017. Her fiction has appeared in 580 Split, Asia Literary Review, Barn Owl Review, EGO, Femina, Kartika Review, Shenandoah, South Asian Review, Time Out Delhi and in several anthologies in the United States and India, including Baker’s Dozen: The Elle-Tranquebar Book of Short Stories, Cornered: 14 Stories of Bullying and Defiance, Electric Feather and Love Like That and Other Stories. She is the editor of the anthology Alchemy: The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Short Stories 2 (Tranquebar Press, India, 2012). Two of her short stories have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She was a 2009-2010 Fulbright-Nehru Scholar scholar based in New Delhi, where she conducted research for her work-in-progress, a historical fiction novel set in 13th century India. She is represented by Ayesha Pande Literary. She lives in Nashville and is in the process of revamping her website, so for now, that’s all folks.
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