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Brown Geek Spotlight: Tasha Suri

Author Tasha Suri stands in a bookstore next to her book, Empire of Sand

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Interview with Tasha Suri

Tasha Suri joins Brianna da Silva on the Females in Fantasy podcast to talk about EMPIRE OF SAND, her epic fantasy debut inspired by Mughal India. In this podcast, she explores the real Hindu epics and history that fueled her world building. Also, she answers the question: Why are empires such a common theme in fantasy literature?

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EMPIRE OF SAND, and its sequel REALM OF ASH, is available now from Orbit Books wherever books are sold.

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You can keep up with Tasha Suri on Twitter, or on her website.

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As a devout reader of fantasy novels, Brianna has always felt the call to put pen to paper and will be embarking on her greatest adventure yet — releasing her debut novel, City of Reckoning in 2021. When she’s not writing, she can be found behind the camera directing films or behind the computer screen working on multimedia design projects. Brianna’s path has led her to contribute digital illustrations to SBA.gov and motion graphics for a multitude of nonprofits, and freelancing while traveling the world. Follow along to see what’s next on her journey at briannadasilva.blog.

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