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[FBC30] Ruchika Tomar, author of A Prayer for Travelers

“A lot of stories that are American West stories are about white men so I wanted to tell a story set in the American West that is about women of color.” – Ruchika Tomar

 

Ruchika Tomar grew up in the Inland Empire, California. She holds a BA in English Literature from the University of California Irvine and an MFA from Columbia University. She has received fellowships from The Center for Fiction, The MacDowell Colony and Stanford University, where she was a former Stegner Fellow. A Prayer for Travelers is her first novel.

Connect with Ruchika on her website or Instagram @aprayerfortravelers.

 

Ruchika’s book recommendation: Elizabeth Tallent’s memoir Snatched, due out February 2020

 

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