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Maya Prasad

Chapter book/YA Author

Maya Prasad is a South Asian American author, a Caltech graduate, and a former software

engineer. She currently resides in the Pacific Northwest, where she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and

raising her budding bookworm kiddo.

Her debut novel Drizzle, Dreams, and Lovestruck Things is a Children’s Book Council Young

Adult and Librarian Favorite of 2023. She’s also the author of Sejal Sinha Battles Superstorms,

the first in a new STEM chapter book series. She’s passionate about creating joyful

representation for kids and teens.

Visit her website or find her on Instagram or TikTok @msmayaprasad.

Maya Prasad
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