Congratulations to Padma Venkatraman

18263530The Center supports Padma Venkatraman for her new novel just published – an inspiring story of a young girl’s struggle to regain her passion and find a new peace is told lyrically through verse that captures the beauty and mystery of India and the ancient bharatanatyam dance form. This is a stunning novel about spiritual awakening, the power of art, and above all, the courage and resilience of the human spirit.

Padma has published two critically acclaimed young adult novels with the theme of nonviolence – Climbing the Stairs and Island’s End.

For more information, contact her directly via email or phone or through her website . To buy an autographed copy and meet the author, attend a book event at:

7:00 p.m. on Monday 14th April at the Narragansett Public Library;
1:00 p.m. on Saturday 10th May at the Tomaquaq Museum in Exeter, RI;
4:00 p.m. on Saturday 17th May at Books on the Square in Providence, RI;
3:00-5:00 p.m. on Sunday 18th May at Bank Square Books, Mystic, CT;
11:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday 7th June at Curiosity and Mischief, Narragansett, RI;
1:00-3:00 p.m. on Saturday 14thJune at Wakefield Books, RI;
Thurs-Sat 19th-21st June at Swan Hall, URI (OSSWC), Kingston, RI;
2:00 p.m., Saturday 8th November at the Davisville, RI.