Award-winning author, Meera Ekkanath Klein, deftly weaves her love of cooking and storytelling into an irresistible tale. My Mother’s Kitchen: A Novel with Recipes (2014, Homebound Publications) was selected as a Winner in the 2015 International Book Awards in the Multi-Cultural Fiction category. The book was also selected as Finalist in the 2015 National Indie Excellence Book Awards, 2015 Beverly Hills International Book Awards and 2015 USA Best Book Awards, all in the Multi-Cultural Fiction category.
She has also made numerous presentations at local libraries. A former newspaper reporter and columnist, Ms. Klein honed her writing skills in a busy newsroom. She mastered the art of Indian cooking in her own mother’s kitchen in the beautiful Blue Mountains or Nilgiris of south India. Her poetry and short fiction have appeared numerous publications.
Ms. Klein currently lives in northern California and is working on several writing projects, including a sequel to her first novel.