Meet the Author: Sonora Jha

SONORA JHA, PhD, is an essayist, novelist, researcher, and professor of journalism at Seattle University. She is the author of the novel Foreign, and her op-eds and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Seattle Times, the Establishment, DAME, and in several anthologies. She grew up in Mumbai and has been chief of the metropolitan bureau for the Times of India and contributing editor for East magazine in Singapore. She teaches fiction and essay writing for Hugo House, Hedgebrook Writers’ Retreat, and Seattle Public Library. She is an alumna and board member of Hedgebrook Writers’ Retreat, and has served on the jury for awards for Artist Trust, Hedgebrook, and Hugo House. She raised her son mostly as a single mom in Seattle, WA. Their family dog, Tagore, is named after one of her son’s favorite poets.

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We want to help you get away this summer and explore the west coast with Chandler O’Leary’s The Best Coast: A Road Trip Atlas Illustrated Adventures along the West Coast’s Historic Highways. Enter our giveaway to win a copy of The Best Coast! To enter, head to Instagram and follow @sasquatchbooks plus tag a friend that you want to road trip with this summer!

Sasquatch Picks for Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day will be here before you know it! If you’re still in need of a gift, browse our list of recommended reads that are perfect for the dad on your list—aspiring pitmaster dad, got his home brew kit during the pandemic dad, “we’re going on a summer road trip” dad, armchair historian, explorer and adventurer, even the prepared for everything dad—we’ve got you covered 📚