Suma Subramaniam

Suma Subramaniam is a recruiter by day and a children’s book author by night. Her picture books include Namaste is a Greeting, She Sang for India, The Runaway Dosa, A Bindi Can Be…, My Name is Long as a River, and more. Suma is also the author of the V. Malar chapter book/middle grade series. She is the contributing author of The Hero Next Door. Her poems have been published in Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Magazine, What is Hope?, and other anthologies for children. She lives in Seattle with her family and a dog who will do anything for Indian sweets and snacks. Learn more at

A few of Suma’s books