Sajni Patel is an author of fiction for children and adults. Her debut adult contemporary romance, The Trouble With Hating You, was published in May 2020 by Forever, and will be followed by a companion novel, First Love, Take Two in September 2021. Her YA novels include The Knockout, published in January 2021, and My Sister’s Big Fat Indian Wedding, which sold at auction to Abrams for publication in Spring 2022. Her short fiction appeared in the contemporary anthology Together Apart, about life in lockdown, published by Delacorte. Prior to her writing career, she worked in aerospace research with the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation. Born in India, she currently lives in Texas with her family.