Padma Viswanathan’s debut novel, The Toss of a Lemon
, has been published in eight countries and was a finalist for several prizes. Her second novel, The Ever After of Ashwin Rao
, was a national bestseller in Canada and was short-listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her short fiction and nonfiction work has been published in several outlets, including Granta
, the Boston Review
(Canada), and Guernica
. She teaches creative writing at the University of Arkansas.