Author & Illustrator

Neela Vaswani

Neela Vaswani is the co-author (with Silas House) of the middle-grade novel Same Sun Here and the author of You Have Given Me a Country and Where the Long Grass Bends. Her work has received an American Book Gold Award, an O. Henry Prize, and a ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Award. A teacher at Spalding University’s MFA in Writing program and founder of the Storylines Project with the New York Public Library, Neela Vaswani lives in New York City

Most Recent Book
Same Sun Here book

"About" from Candlewick Press Spring-Summer 2018 Catalog

chapter Books

letter writing · friendship · New York · immigration · empathy
Same Sun Here

picture Books

New York · shapes · colors
This Is My Eye: A New York Story


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