Alka Joshi

VectorAlka Joshi was born in India and raised in the U.S. since the age of nine. She has a BA from Stanford University and an MFA from California College of Arts. At age 62, Joshi published her debut novel, The Henna Artist, which immediately became a New York Times bestseller, a Reese Witherspoon Bookclub pick, was Longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and is being developed into an episodic series by Miramax TV. The sequel, The Secret Keeper of Jaipur, premiered June 2021, and will be followed by the third book in the trilogy in 2023.
Events for Alka Joshi
Workshop Adult
Alka Joshi: How to Write a Bestseller
Past Event

Alka Joshi: How to Write a Bestseller

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 14:00-15:00Venue: Carnation, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 84 
AED 150 
In this masterclass, Alka Joshi, NYT bestselling author of The Henna Artist – a ... Read More
Adult event
Alka Joshi: The Secret Keeper of Jaipur
Past Event

Alka Joshi: The Secret Keeper of Jaipur

Date/Time: Friday 4 February 2022 16:00-17:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 3, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 18 
AED 65 
Discover a powerful story of struggle, self-discovery, and power set in 1950s Ja... Read More