Nikesh Shukla is a writer based in Bristol. His debut novel Coconut Unlimited was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award in 2010.
His short stories have featured in many publications including The Moth Magazine and the Sunday Times Book Slam. His second novel Meatspace met with critical acclaim. In 2016, he edited the essay collection, The Good Immigrant which brought the subject of migration and immigration to the fore in the publishing industry. The book has been widely celebrated winning the Books are My Bag Award and becoming shortlisted for Book of the Year. Shukla raises and awareness of and celebrates the potential of young creatives through his work with Rife Magazine, a digital platform run by Bristol’s Watershed to encourage young people to write professionally and creatively.