Roshani Chokshi (www.roshanichokshi.com) is the author of the instant New York Times best-selling Aru Shah and the End of Time and its best-selling sequels, Aru Shah and the Song of Death, Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes, and Aru Shah and the City of Gold. She also wrote the New York Times best-selling YA books The Star-Touched Queen and The Gilded Wolves.She studied fairy tales in college and once had a pet luck dragon that looked suspiciously like a Great Pyrenees dog. The Pandava novels were inspired by the stories her grandmother told her as well as Roshani's all-consuming love for Sailor Moon. She lives in the south and says "y'all," but she doesn't really have a Southern accent. Her Twitter handle is @roshani_chokshi.