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Swati Teerdhala is a storyteller and writer.

After graduating from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Finance and History, she tumbled into the marketing side of the technology industry. She’s passionate about many things, including how to make a proper cup of chai, the right ratio of curd-to-crust in a lemon tart, and diverse representation in the stories we tell.

She currently lives in New York City.

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Swati Teerdhala There are so many! Some of my biggest inspirations are authors I read when I was younger–Tamora Pierce, Garth Nix, Mercedes Lackey. Recently, some of …moreThere are so many! Some of my biggest inspirations are authors I read when I was younger–Tamora Pierce, Garth Nix, Mercedes Lackey. Recently, some of my favorites are Sabaa Tahir, Naomi Novik, S.A. Chakraborty, and Daniel O'Malley. And that's just for fantasy books! (less)
Swati Teerdhala Thank you! And yes, you can definitely look forward to a bit of an enemies to lovers vibe. I've always been curious about the space between good and e…moreThank you! And yes, you can definitely look forward to a bit of an enemies to lovers vibe. I've always been curious about the space between good and evil, the moral grey, so to speak. How does one view the world and how does the idea of what's good or evil change from different POVs? And is there ever a true, singular answer to that question? Those questions were some of the ones that inspired me to write THE TIGER AT MIDNIGHT.(less)
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“It never failed to Delight her, knowing that all these soldiers, these men, were terrified of her.”
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“Never greet a tiger at midnight, for they are the manifestations of your past misdeeds.”
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