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The six-figure sophomore

How Kaavya Viswanathan got noticed, got an agent,and got a monster two-novel contract

By David Mehegan
Globe Staff / February 22, 2006

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She seems at first like a delicate person, dressed in green, but it soon becomes clear that Kaavya Viswanathan, 19, is capable of heavy lifting. Arriving at Harvard as a freshman in September 2004 would have been challenge enough for most young people. But a month later another little project presented itself. (Full article: 1739 words)

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