Sita Brahmachari

Sita Brahmachari is an author and playwright who has also worked in theatre, education and communities, including The Royal Court Theatre, Tamasha Theatre Company and The Royal Shakespeare Company.

In 2011 she won The Waterstones Children's book Prize for her debut novel Artichoke Hearts. Her subsequent novels have been variously nominated for The Carnegie Prize, UKLA book award and endorsed by The Reading Agency, Book Trust and Amnesty International UK. She was online Writer in Residence for Book Trust and is currently Writer In Residence at Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants.

Sita contributed a short story to Amnesty’s 2016 YA anthology Here I Stand — a collection of stories and poetry by Young Adult authors standing up for human rights under threat today.

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