Sajni Patel is an author of fiction for readers of all ages. She is the author of the romance novels The Trouble With Hating You and First Love, Take Two, published by Forever, and the forthcoming Isha, Unscripted, which will be published by Berkley in 2023. Her contemporary YA novels include The Knockout, My Sister’s Big Fat Indian Wedding, and Sleepless in Dubai; A Drop of Venom, her debut YA fantasy novel, will be published by Rick Riordan Presents in 2024. Her short fiction appeared in the contemporary anthology Together Apart. 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.