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Maya Shanbhag Lang

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About the Author

Maya Shanbhag Lang is the author of What We Carry, named a New York Times Editors’ Choice, a “Good Morning America” Mother’s Day pick, and a Must-Read/Best of 2020 Memoir by Bustle, BookRiot, ParadeTimes of India, and others. She is also the author of The Sixteenth of June, long listed for The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and named a Must-Read Novel by CBS and InStyle. Her work has been featured in The New York TimesThe Washington PostThe Los Angeles Review of Books, and others. She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature, received the Neil Shepard Prize in Fiction, and is the daughter of South Asian immigrants. She can be found on Instagram at @mayaslang.

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