Nikita Lalwani

Nikita Lalwani is a novelist born in Kota, Rajasthan in 1973 and raised in Cardiff, Wales. Her work has been translated into sixteen languages. She studied English at Bristol University Her first book, Gifted, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award. Her second, The Village, was modelled on a real-life ‘prison village’ in northern India, and won a Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize. Nikita wrote the opening essay for AIDS Sutra, an anthology exploring the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS in India. Nikita Lalwani was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.

Anthologies featuring Nikita Lalwani

Resist: Stories of Uprising

The follow-up to Comma’s successful first Protest: Stories of Resistance anthology, featuring twenty authors, whose stories have been written in collaboration with historians and eye-witnesses from centuries of British protest.