Photocredit: Gunjan Sharma

Photocredit: Gunjan Sharma

Sunday Times Bestselling Writer

Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of The Year, 2017

Winner of the Outstanding Sports Book of The Year, 2018


Ami Rao is a British-American writer who was born in Calcutta, India and has lived and worked in New York City, London, Paris, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Ami has a BA in English Literature and Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, and was most recently a banking professional in the City of London where she wrote on the impact of political and macro-economic forces on financial markets.

An avid cook and a self-proclaimed foodie, she has written for Tim Hayward’s Fire & Knives. Ami lives in Ascot, in the U.K. with her husband and two boys. When she is not reading, writing, sailing, dancing or seeking her next adrenaline rush, she can be found listening to jazz, her other great love, apart from, but deeply connected to, her love for words.