Krithika Shrinivas is a member of the class of 2019 and is from New Jersey. She is an avid poet and has had her work published in various literary magazines, nationally and internationally, such as the Hebe poetry magazine in Ireland. She attended the Iowa Young Writer's Studio this past summer and enjoys using her poetry as a creative outlet and to speak up for social causes. When she isn't writing, Krithika loves to make music covers, cook, and play with her dog, Cocoa. She is honored to be a First Reader at Polyphony Lit!