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Youth Author Series: Padma Venkatraman

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Young-adult author Padma Venkatraman will stop by Alphabet City to promote her new novel The Bridge Home about homeless children in Chennai, India, as part of City Of Asylum’s Youth Author Series. This is the fourth work from Venkatraman, an oceanographer who was born in India and now resides in Rhode Island. She also penned the YA fiction titles Climbing the Stairs, Island’s End, and A Time to Dance. Venkatraman will read from her novel and participate in a discussion moderated by writer and critic Julie Azzam.