Publication Date: July 16, 2024


Eight great spices. Eight kingdoms. Eight ancient waygates that need to be fed spices in order to transport the carriers between kingdoms. In this fragrant world where spice is an obsession, one young man must break through his shackles, and uncover the secrets of the spice trade if he is to save his brother from the same torment he undergoes.

Welcome to the
World of The Spice Gate

“A Man who offers tea without ginger is more miserly than a man who does not offer you tea at all.”

The story of

Prashanth Srivatsa

Prashanth Srivatsa is a writer of fantasy and science fiction, based out of Bengaluru, India.

Prashanth’s debut fantasy novel – The Spice Gate – is set to be published in Summer 2024, by HarperVoyager.

Born in Coimbatore, educated in Mumbai and Delhi, and is currently working out of Bengaluru. He can be found on social media at and prashanthsrivatsa on Instagram.