Padma Viswanathan

Padma Viswanathan

Viswanathan Padma

Viswanathan Padma

PADMA VISWANATHAN is a fiction writer, playwright, and journalist, whose debut novel, The Toss of a Lemon, was published to international acclaim and shortlisted for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award, the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize Best First Book Award (Canada and the Caribbean), and the PEN USA Fiction Award. Her work has received many awards, including fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and support from the Canada Council, as well as residencies at the MacDowell Colony, the Banff Centre, and the Sacatar Foundation. She lives with her family in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

She is the author of:

The Ever After of Ashwin Rao: A Novel