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Editorial team member

Sita Brahmachari’s creative projects with diverse communities are at the heart of her writing. She has been Writer in Residence for The Book Trust and Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants. Amnesty International has endorsed her work as upholding the rights of children and families. Sita has created new writing projects for The Royal Court, Talawa Theatre Company, Tamasha and The Royal Shakespeare Company. Her debut novel for young people, Artichoke Hearts, won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, 2011. Subsequent novels, including Jasmine Skies, Tender Earth, Red Leaves and Kite Spirit, have been nominated for major awards. Her most recent book is When Secrets Set Sail.