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Shanti Hershenson - 14-Year-Old Sci-Fi Author

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Shanti Hershenson’s first two novellas were published when she was in the sixth grade! Ever since she could hold a pencil, marker, or crayon, she was creating stories. They started from pictures, mere scribbles, and eventually, turned into captivating science fiction tales. Besides writing, she enjoys skateboarding, Beyblading, free-running, falconry, and of course, reading. She also writes in a variety of other genres, including Fantasy, and Historical Fiction. She has published 8 books before her 15th birthday!

She also advocates for anti-bullying, and you may find her at open mic nights, performing her spoken word poem Needles & Thorns, which is about the struggle of bullying in middle schools. 

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