Bio-Pic-Aug2018-001I’m a children’s writer, an early literacy educator, and an advocate for diverse bookshelves. I’m represented by Tracy Marchini at BookEnds Literary Agency.

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BETWEEN TWO WORLDS: The Art & Life of Amrita Sher-Gil
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Official Author Bio:
Meera Sriram grew up in India and moved to the U.S in 1999. An electrical engineer in the past, she now enjoys writing for children, leading early literacy initiatives, and advocating for diverse bookshelves. Meera is the author of picture books The Yellow Suitcase and A Gift For Amma. She has also co-authored several kids’ books in India. Meera believes in the transformative power of stories and likes to write on people, places, and experiences less visible in children’s literature. For more information, please visit: http://www.meerasriram.com

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My campaign for diverse children’s literatureMCCBD-Badge
Ten Reasons Parents Should Read Multicultural Books to Kids

The Brown Bookshelf’s Declaration in Support of Children

On The Importance of Difficult Themes in Children’s Literature

CBC Diversity: Multicultural Children’s Book Day Feature