PEN America Center and The Asian American Writers’ Workshop co-host a Saturday morning brunch for young writers. Teen writers are cordially invited to break bread with, chat with, and present their writing to novelist Kashmira Sheth (The Keeping Corner) and Simon & Schuster editor Sulay Hernandez (Final Theory).
Former microbiologist Kashmira Sheth writes stories for youth full-time. She is author of Blue Jasmine, a novel inspired own experiences as a teenager who moved by herself from India to America. She is also author of Koyal Dark,Mango Sweet and a newly-released historical fiction, The Keeping Corner. Sheth lives with her family in Madison, Wisconsin.
Simon & Schuster editor Sulay Hernandez has edited a variety of fiction and non-fiction books, most recently Final Theory, a science-based thriller slated for release in 20 countries in 19 languages. Sulay worked previously for Kensington Publishing, as well as for a literary agency. A native New Yorker, she teaches at City College.