RI Center for the Book

Meet the Authors: Sara Weeks and Gita Varadarajan

Sarah Weeks has been writing children’s books and songs for the past twenty years. She is a graduate of Hampshire College and NYU and recently became an adjunct faculty member in the prestigious Writing Program at the New School University, in New York City.  She is one of the authors of this year’s Kids Reading Across Rhode Island book: Save Me a Seat.

Gita Varadarajan was born and raised in India. She has worked with children all over the world, and now teaches second grade in Princeton, N.J. Save Me a Seat, written with Sarah Weeks, is her first novel.