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US Creative Writing Talk with Writer Shanthi Sekaran
US Creative Writing Talk with Writer Shanthi Sekaran

This week, US Creative Writing students had the opportunity to hear a lecture on character building from fiction writer Shanthi Sekaran. Shanthi Sekaran is an Indian American educator and novelist known for such books as The Prayer Room and Lucky Boy. Educated at UC Berkeley, Johnson Hopkins, and the University of Newcastle in England, Sekaran is an Adjunct Professor at the California College of Arts and St. Mary's College of California, where she teaches creative writing. Sekaran is working with Eva Longoria, David Schulner, and Ben Spector as co-executive producer of a TV Series based on her novel Lucky Boy.