Author of the Month: Puja Shah

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Please join us for a special evening presenting local author Puja Shah and her featured book, For My Sister, the heartfelt, award-winning novel about the deep bond of sisters. 16-year-old twins Amla and Asya are unknowingly trafficked into India's largest red light district. As their journey leads them oceans apart from one another, will they ever see each other again? This book is for anyone who loves a hopeful story about self-discovery and girls rising up against all odds.

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Puja is a visionary poet who shares her voice through written and spoken word, guided meditations, and teaching. Born in Queens, NY to immigrant parents, she defied teachers who questioned her English skills by winning countless poetry and short story awards in her youth. With over 10 years of nonprofit experience and a long public health career, she has created a campaign aligned with girls rights awareness for her triple award winning novel, For My Sister

Puja holds a D.M.D. degree and has completed multiple training courses in yoga, meditation and ancient wisdom. She teaches corporate mindfulness guided meditations and is currently president of the Shah Education and Exploration Foundation. 

Visit HERE for more information on Puja and her first novel For My Sister.

Author of the Month is a project of the Friends of San Diego Central Library and is held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. HELP the Friends to support the Library and become a member.



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