Sandhya Acharya grew up in Mumbai, India, and now lives in Santa Clara, California. When she is not writing, she is busy training for marathons, learning a form of Indian classical dance, and enjoying the childhood of her young sons. Her articles have featured in NPR(KQED), India Currents and IMC connect. She won the third prize in Katha 2017, a short story contest by India Currents and Wellstone Center in the Redwoods for her story “Cherry Blossoms”.

Her short stories have also appeared in literary journals like Peacock Journal, and Aaduna. She also blogs regularly at

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