Ashok K. Banker has teamed with Tricia Skinner to bring culturally diverse stories to adult, young adult, and middle-grade readers. Ashok is best known as the pioneer of genre fiction in India. The first book in his epic fantasy The Burning Throne series will be released May 2019 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. His debut YA fantasy Rise trilogy was bought in a seven-figure pre-empt by Delacorte Books. Publication for Rise As One is expected in Fall/Winter 2019. Read more about Ashok here.