Nikesh Shukla

Nikesh Shukla is a writer.

His debut novel, Coconut Unlimited, was published by Quartet Books and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2010 and longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2011.

His second novel, Meatspace, was published by The Friday Project. ‘Like Douglas Coupland’s Generation X,’ according to the Guardian, ‘this novel captures a cultural moment.’ It’s been lauded by the New Statesman, BBC Radio 4, the Independent on Sunday, and the Daily Mail.

In 2014 he wrote Two Dosasan award-winning short film based on his short story. His Channel 4 Comedy Lab Kabadasses aired on E4 and Channel 4 in 2011.

He edited the acclaimed anthology The Good Immigrant, published in 2016.

Nikesh has been commissioned by Little House Productions to write a screenplay and is developing new ideas for television.