Mitali Perkins has written many award-winning books for young readers. Her novel, You Bring the Distant Near, was a Walter Honor Book and a National Book Award Nominee, won the South Asia Book Award, and received six starred reviews, in addition to other accolades. Mitali was born in Kolkata, India, and has lived in Bangladesh, England, Thailand, Mexico, Cameroon, and Ghana. She currently resides in Northern California.
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
The highly anticipated next YA novel from the author of National Book Award-nominated You Bring the Distant Near explores new love, tenuous friendships, and the dark underworld of human trafficking.