A girl raised in Vijayanagar, near Hampi in Karnataka, Smitha Joshi is an engineer by profession and a creative person at heart. She is from a historic land where every stone tells a story and every morsel fed to a baby is full of stories. She had a hobby of writing poetry, short stories, and screenplay during her early years which now has become a habit and taking the shape of poetry, stories, and more. Her other interests are dance, cycling, watching movies, and observing nature’s intricacies. Her debut novel, The Secret Escape, will be released in 2022.