Lakshmi Iyer is a banking professional in her day job. She slaves over her writing at night when her children are in bed. An MBA graduate from LeBow College of Business and an alumna of the Yale Writer’s Workshop, she writes creative non-fiction and hopes to publish a memoir of her adoption journey someday. She lives with her husband and her three daughters (two adopted and one biological) near Philadelphia, in the US. Why Is My Hair Curly? (2020), with illustrations by Niloufer Wadia is her latest book for children.