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S A Chakraborty


(Shannon A Chakraborty)
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S. A. Chakraborty is a speculative fiction writer from New York City. Her debut, The City of Brass, is the first book in an epic fantasy trilogy set in the 18th century Middle East. When not buried in books about Mughal portraiture and Omani history, S. A. enjoys hiking, knitting, and cooking unnecessarily complicated meals for her family.

Genres: Fantasy
 
Awards
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (2018) : The City of Brass


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