Sheba Karim

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About the Author

Sheba Karim writes fiction for young adults and adults. She was born and raised in Catskill, NY, where she never saw Rip Van Winkle but frequently crossed the bridge that bore his name. She is a graduate of New York University School of Law and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her young adult novel, Skunk Girl, was published in the United States, Denmark, India, Italy and Sweden. Her fiction has appeared in 580 Split, Asia Literary Review, Barn Owl Review, EGO, Kartika Review, Shenandoah, South Asian Review, Time Out Delhi and in several published and forthcoming anthologies in the United States and India, including Cornered, Electric Feather and Venus Fly Trap. Two of her short stories have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She was a 2009-2010 Fulbright-Nehru Scholar scholar. She is the editor of Alchemy: The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Short Stories 2, released in November 2012 by Tranquebar Press, India. She is represented by Ayesha Pande Literary. She is currently working on a historical fiction novel set in 13th century India and a young adult novel set in 21st century New Jersey.

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