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Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Shilpi Somaya Gowda was born and raised in Toronto to parents who migrated there from Mumbai. She holds an MBA from Stanford University, and a Bachelor's Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She spent a summer in college as a volunteer in an Indian orphanage, which seeded the idea for her first novel, Secret Daughter. A native of Canada, she has lived in New York, North Carolina and California. She now lives in Dallas with her husband and children.

Genres: Literary Fiction
New and upcoming books
March 2024

A Great Country
   Secret Daughter (2010)
   The Golden Son (2015)
   The Shape of Family (2019)
   A Great Country (2024)
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