Author Event: Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Primary tabs

Program Type:

Author Visit
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.

Program Description

Event Details

Join the Oceanside Public Library in celebrating Women's History Month with author Shilpi Somaya Gowda.

Shilpi Somaya Gowda is the New York Times bestselling author of 3 novels: "Secret Daughter" (2010), "The Golden Son" (2016), and "The Shape of Family" (2020). Her novels explore complex relationships of women, identity, family and loss.

In college, Shilpi spent a summer as a volunteer in an Indian orphanage, which seeded the idea for "Secret Daughter", about a baby girl in India who is adopted by a family in San Francisco. "Secret Daughter" is currently in production to be a feature film, starring Priyanka Chopra and Sienna Miller.