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Swati Avasthi Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2173

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of production material for young adult two novels by Swati Avasthi, including typescripts, proofs, correspondence, notes, essays, and ephemera.


  • Creation: 2006 - 2013


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical Sketch

Author Swati Avasthi earned her BA from the University of Chicago and her MFA from the University of Minnesota. Her book Splitreceived a 2011 International Reading Association Award, a 2010 Cybils Award, a 2010 Silver Parents' Choice Award, and a New Mexico State Book Award. She is currently a creative writing professor at Hamline University and lives in the Twin Cities.


6 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of production material for two young adult novels written by author Swati Avasthi.


The collection guide is arranged alphabetically by publication title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Swati Avasthi.

Swati Avasthi Papers, 2006-2013
Teresa Tjepkes
March 2015
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Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library