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KRYSTIA BASIL has been a producer in the film & TV industry since 2005. She has worked with PBS, BBC, Animal Planet, The History Channel, and other media organizations to create compelling and relevant media content. 

She was inspired to write for children after having two of her own. Her debut picture book A Sky Without Lines - about a boy separated from his brother by a border - was released by Minedition in Oct 2019 and went on to receive many prestigious honors.


She was invited to give a copy to President Biden during his campaign, an acknowledgment of his commitment to rejoin the families separated at the US-Mexico border.

An immigrant herself, from Chennai, India, she now resides in New York.