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Olivia Chadha
Olivia Chadha

Olivia writes science fiction, fantasy, comic books, and literary novels for YA and adult audiences. She also holds a Ph.D. from Binghamton University’s creative writing program and a master’s from the University of Colorado, Boulder’s creative writing program. Much of her research centers on the history of exile, India’s Partition, precarious borders and boundaries, global folklore and fairy tales, and the relationship between humans and the environment. She is first-generation American of Punjabi Sikh and Latvian/German descent. She began her writing career with a stint writing comic scripts for Michael Turner’s Fathom. Balance of Fragile Things is her debut adult literary novel, and Rise of the Red Hand (The Mechanists Series) is her YA debut (Erewhon Books 2021).

Book Title(s):

Balance of Fragile Things (Ashland Creek Press, 2012)

Rise of the Red Hand (Erewhon Books, 2021)

Untitled Book 2 Mechanist Series (Erewhon Books, 2022)

First generation, Latvian, Mixed Race, Punjabi
Age Categories:
Graphic Novel, Middle Grade, Young Adult
Contemporary, Fantasy, Historical, Science Fiction, Speculative, Thriller

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