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Priya Ranganathan is a Ph.D. student studying wetland ecology and ecosystem services in Bangalore, India. She has a keen interest in wildlife, trekking, and writing. Priya is the founder and co-editor of a free online kids' nature magazine and a writing mentor with Scholastic-India's Writers Academy. She has written and published a children's book with Pratham Books, an Indian publishing company, and also has published over 35 popular science articles in mainstream media. When not in the field or poring over her writing journals, Priya enjoys Bharatanatyam (an Indian classical dance form) and is currently pursuing a B.A. in Bharatanatyam on the side. Visit her on Instagram at @spotmepriya and @yfn_magazine.
Winning Entry: Field Notes from a Tiger Forest
Contest Won: Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest 2021, Honorable Mention