An acclaimed author and playwright, Sita Brahmachari’s debut novel Artichoke Hearts won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize in 2011 and was nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal. Her background in theatre and education has included adapting Shaun Tan’s iconic graphic novel The Arrival for the stage in the UK and she has held roles as Education Director for Talawa Theatre Company (Britain’s first Black Theatre Company) and Head of Script Development for the Black and Asian Women Writers’ Project. Her other novels include Jasmine Skies, Kite Spirit, Red Leaves and Tender Earth.
A touching yet unflinching examination of loss and self-destruction, Brahmachari's powerful YA novel finds Kai's friends desperate to save him from falling in with the wrong crowd.
Books by Sita Brahmachari
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