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Sayantani DasGupta

About Sayantani DasGupta

Sayantani DasGupta is the author of the Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond series (Scholastic). A pediatrician by training, she now teaches at Columbia University and is a team member of We Need Diverse Books. Visit her online at and @Sayantani16.

My Characters Don’t Wear Shoes in the House

This article is not meant as a judgment upon people who wear shoes in the house. Some of my closest friends wear shoes in the house. I fully support the rights of people to have different shoe-wearing practices in their own houses. That said, I don’t wear shoes in my house. My spouse doesn’t, my […]