Mild-mannered assistant by day, milder-mannered writer by night, Tarun Shanker is a New York University graduate currently living in Los Angeles. His idea of paradise is a place where kung-fu movies are projected on clouds, David Bowie’s music fills the air and chai tea flows freely from fountains.
His first novel, These Vicious Masks, co-written with Kelly Zekas, will be released by Swoon Reads / Macmillan on February 9th, 2016. It is the first of a trilogy.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How do you pronounce your name?
I pronounce my first name “Ta-Roon” as if it rhymes with the word “maroon.” There’s a more official Indian way of saying it with a bit of a “Tha” sound, but you definitely don’t need to pronounce it that way.