For over twenty years, Uma has written picture books, chapter books, early readers, and novels for young readers. She has spoken to audiences in the US, Canada, India, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Uma’s books have been translated into eleven languages. She is published by Atheneum, Groundwood Books, Lee & Low, Dundurn Press, Scholastic India, and Tulika Books (India).
Uma teaches writing in the low-residency MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults, Vermont College of Fine Arts. Born in India, she now lives and writes in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Represented by Ginger Knowlton of Curtis Brown, Ltd.