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Padma Venkatraman

Padma Venkatraman is the award-winning author of The Bridge Home, A Time to Dance, Island’s End, and Climbing the Stairs, all of which were released to multiple starred reviews and have garnered numerous honors and awards. Her next novel, Born Behind Bars, is scheduled for release this fall, on Sept 7, 2021. She began Climbing the Stairs as a writer around 20 years ago and her debut novel, Climbing the Stairs, which is still in print, is a work of historical fiction.