Sharon Lin is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School in New York City. Her work has been recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the New York Times, the White House, the Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, and the Huffington Post. Her poetry appears in the Voices of the East Coast anthology, The Feminist Press, and the New York Public Library. Currently, she serves as the NYC Youth Poet Laureate. She is an editor for KidSpirit Magazine and a poetry reader for Polyphony HS. She currently attends the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and works as a researcher for the MIT Media Lab.