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Rajasree Variyar


Rajasree Variyar was born in Bangalore, India, moved to Australia at the ripe age of six months, and grew up in sunny Sydney. She completed a Bachelor of Arts and Commerce double degree, with an eclectic and enjoyable mix of studies in classical archaeology, international relations, finance and Indonesian. This was followed by a degree in Psychology.She’s been a Londoner for the last eight years, juggling a career in insurance with writing. In 2020, she completed her MA Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia (hopefully her last degree). Her short stories have been long-listed for the Brick Lane Bookshop SS competition and won second prize in Shooter Literary Magazine's SS competition.
The Daughters of Madurai, her first novel, was short-listed for Hatchette UK's Mo Siewcherran prize.
Rajasree lives in London with her husband, daughter and Irish Doodle. In her spare time, she reads compulsively in most genres, travels as much as possible and runs marathons in interesting places. She's currently working on her second novel and trying not to get distracted by ideas for her third.


Genres: Literary Fiction
Rajasree Variyar recommends
To Fill a Yellow House (2022)
Sussie Anie
"Gorgeous . . . Textured, beautiful, all-engaging characters, a wonderfully realised setting, glorious prose - To Fill A Yellow House left me all warm with hope. What a debut."

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