Sia Gupta

Twelve-year-old Sia Gupta is currently studying in Grade 7 in Modern School, New Delhi. Deeply interested in poetry, Sia wrote her first book titled ‘‘The Magical World of Poems”, at the age of 8. She wrote the “Tales in Rhyme” series based on the popular tales of “Aladdin”, “Cinderella”, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” and “Beauty and the Beast” when she was 9 years old. The series won her the Federation of Indian Publishers Award. With a keen interest in Indian mythology, she wrote “The Mahabharata in Rhyme” at the age of ten. With a desire to spread the joy of reading and writing among her peers, she has presented “Ten Tips to Publish at Ten”, a 45-minute interactive event, to grade 4 and 5 students across various schools. She is an avid reader and her favourite genres are epic poetry and fantasy fiction. Sia also plays the piano and loves to dance.