Sajni Patel is an author of fiction for children and adults. Her debut adult contemporary romance, The Trouble With Hating You, was published by Forever, and was followed by a companion novel, First Love, Take Two in 2021. Her YA novels include The Knockout, published in January 2021, and My Sister’s Big Fat Indian Wedding, which which will publish from Abrams in April 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.