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Jyoti Rajan Gopal
Jyoti Rajan Gopal

Jyoti Rajan Gopal is a writer, mom and Kindergarten teacher. Growing up, she lived in Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, India and China. Twenty-five years ago, she moved to New York and she now lives in Yonkers in a quirky old Victorian, with her husband and two daughters. Her favorite place in the house is the wrap around porch where she loves to gather with family or friends, read, write and drink coffee. Jyoti writes stories that speak to her heart,  that reflect her multiple identities, that she wishes her daughters had growing up, that she wishes her students had now.

Book Title(s):
American Desi (Little Brown, Summer 2022)
My Paati’s Saris (Kokila, Fall 2022)
Desert Queen (Levine Querido, Spring 2023)
One Sweet Song (Candlewick, Fall 2023)
Sister Day (FSG, Winter 2024)
Hindu, Indian-American, South Indian
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Picture Book

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