Shanthi Sekaran

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Shanthi Sekaran joined the CCA Writing faculty in Fall 2010. Her first novel, The Prayer Room (MacAdam/Cage) came out in 2009, and her short prose has appeared in the New York Times, Canteen Magazine, Mutha Magazine, and New California Writing. She earned her B.A. from UC Berkeley, her MFA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University, and a Creative Writing PhD from the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (UK). She's a member of the SF Writers' Grotto and the Portuguese Artists Colony. Her second novel, Lucky Boy, comes out in January 2017 from Penguin Random House.

Senior Adjunct Professor, Writing
Senior Adjunct Professor, Writing and Literature

BA, University of California, Berkeley; MA, Johns Hopkins University; PhD, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne