Padma Viswanathan
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Padma Viswanathan

Padma Viswanathan is a playwright, fiction writer and journalist. Her short fiction has appeared in journals including New Letters, Subtropics, and The Malahat Review, and she took first prize in the 2006 Boston Review Short Story Contest.

Her novel, The Toss of a Lemon, has been published in six countries, made bestseller lists in three, and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize (Canada and the Caribbean) and the Amazon.ca Best First Novel award.

Personal details: her husband, Geoffrey Brock, a poet and literary translator, lured her away from Montreal, where she was living when they met. She followed him to San Francisco; he followed her to Tucson; there was some dilly-dallying in India, Brazil and Italy. Now, they're settled in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where they are raising their two kids.

For more, see www.padmaviswanathan.com

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