Roshani Chokshi (she/her) is the author of the instant New York Times best-selling Pandava quintet inspired by the Hindu stories she learned from her paternal grandmother. The first book in the series, Aru Shah and the End of Time, was named one of the 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time by Time magazine. Rosh also wrote the New York Times best-selling Star-Touched and Gilded Wolves series for YA readers, and The Last Tale of the Flower Bride for adults. One of her motivations for writing The Spirit Glass was to honor her Filipino heritage on her mother’s side. She lives in Georgia. Follow her adventures on Instagram @roshanichokshi.