Rachel Manija Brown

Rachel Manija Brown writes manga, TV, books, and a livejournal.  Her first book, "All the Fishes Come Home to Roost: an American Misfit in India," has been published in the USA, Canada, the UK, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and India.  It's the true story of how her post-hippie parents raised her on a bizarre ashram in India.  "USA Today" called it "hilarious." Rachel and artist Ayudya "Bayou" Riadini created the fantasy manga "The Nine-Lives" for Tokyopop.  Rachel and artist Stephanie Folse created the manga "Project Blue Rose," about gay secret agents, and "Spindrift," about gay martial artists.  Rachel worked for the Jim Henson Company for many years.  She and novelist Sherwood Smith are currently creating an animated sf TV series for the company.

Recently published - All the Fishes Come Home to Roost: an American Misfit in India (memoir; published by Rodale)

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