“The world is full of magic things patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”
—William Butler Yeats

Shveta Thakrar is a writer of South Asian–flavored fantasy, social justice activist, and part-time nagini. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Flash Fiction OnlineInterfictions Online, Clockwork Phoenix 5Mythic Delirium, Uncanny, Faerie, Strange Horizons, Mothership ZetaKaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories, Beyond the Woods: Fairy Tales Retold, A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, and Toil & Trouble. When not spinning stories about spider silk and shadows, magic and marauders, and courageous girls illuminated by dancing rainbow flames, Shveta crafts, devours books, daydreams, draws, travels, bakes, and occasionally even plays her harp.

(Shveta is represented by Beth Phelan of the Bent Agency.)