Katha Sikka is inspired by many writers’ techniques such as Jane Austen’s extensive knowledge of human nature and incorporates it into her own writing style. Katha is involved in the literary clubs at her school, including the Jane Austen Society of North America, is the editor-in-chief of The Warrior, her school’s newspaper, and is a prominent contributor to Et Cetera, her school’s literary magazine. She has also been recognized by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Her work is published in the May issue of Foliate Oak Literary Magazine and Gone Lawn Issue 18. She is the Featured Teen Writer of Literary Orphans Issue 20 and is attending the Sewanee Young Writers’ Conference this summer.