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About Sajni Patel

Official Bio:
Sajni Patel is an award-winning author of women’s fiction and young adult books, drawing on her experiences growing up in Texas, an inexplicable knack for romance and comedy, and the recently resurfaced dark side of fantastical things. Her works have appeared on numerous Best of the Year and Must Read lists from Cosmo, Oprah Magazine, Teen Vogue, Apple Books, Audiofile, Tribeza, Austin Woman’s Magazine, NBC, The Insider, PopSugar, Buzzfeed, and many others.

Unofficial Bio:

Hi! My name is Sajni (rhymes with judge-knee) Patel (pronounced Puh-tell). I moved to the States from India when I was very young and grew up in Texas. Yes, I have a southern accent. Yes, I grew up on Indian, BBQ, Tex-Mex, Mexican, and soul food. Yum! I'm a lover of Marvel, animals, ube, and binge-watching Netflix. 

Fun Facts About Me:

~I love chocolates from around the world. I've had chocolates made with cow, goat, sheep, and camel milk.

~I have no chill with baby animals, especially puppies and goats.

~In high school, I was on the volleyball and softball team, tried out (and failed) cheerleading, took mixed martial arts, and in college was exposed to the gripping world of female Muay Thai fighters. (Don't mess with me!)

~BlueBell ice-cream encompasses my entire childhood.

~I love color and sparkles.

~I'm the unicorn they warned you about.

Library & School Events:

I'm currently available for library and school events, particularly teen book clubs. Please use my CONTACT FORM to inquire about sample lesson plans, rates, and availability.

Literary Representation: Katelyn Detweiler of Jill Grinberg Literary Management.