Sudha Balagopal’s fiction straddles continents, melding cultures and blending thoughts, and representing ideas and desires from the east and the west. Her work delves into the everyday lives of ordinary people to reveal larger, universal truths. She is the author of two short-story collections: There are Seven Notes (2011) and Missing and Other Stories (2013). Her debut novel, A New Dawn, was released on November 1, 2016. When she is not writing, she teaches yoga.