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Nikesh Shukla is an author, journalist and screenwriter. His latest adult novel The One Who Wrote Destiny was published in spring 2018 and his first young adult novel Run, Riot was published in June 2018. His debut novel, Coconut Unlimited, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2010. His second novel Meatspace was released in 2014. Nikesh has written for The Guardian, Observer, Independent, Esquire, Buzzfeed, Vice and BBC2, LitHub, Guernica and BBC Radio 4.


Nikesh is also the editor the bestselling essay collection, The Good Immigrant, which won the reader’s choice at the Books Are My Bag Awards.


Nikesh was one of Foreign Policy magazine’s 100 Global Thinkers and The Bookseller’s 100 most influential people in publishing in 2016 and in 2017. He is the co-founder of the literary journal, The Good Journal and The Good Literary Agency.

Mae Nikesh Shukla yn awdur, newyddiadurwr ac yn sgwennwr ar gyfer y sgrin. Cyhoeddwyd ei nofel ddiweddaraf i oedolion, ‘The One Who Wrote Destiny’, yng ngwanwyn 2018, ac fe gyhoeddwyd ei nofel gyntaf i oedolion ifanc, ‘Run, Riot’, ym mis Mehefin 2018. Cafodd ei nofel gyntaf, ‘Coconut Unlimited’, ei chynnwys ar restr fer Gwobr Costa am Nofel Gyntaf yn 2010. Cyhoeddwyd ei ail nofel, ‘Meatspace’, yn 2014. Mae Nikesh wedi sgwennu ar gyfer y Guardian, yr Observer a’r Independent, Esquire, Buzzfeed, Vice a BBC2, LitHub, Guernica a Radio 4.


Nikesh oedd golygydd y gyfrol ysgubol o lwyddiannus, ‘The Good Immigrant’, a enillodd wobr ‘dewis y darllenwyr’ yng Ngwobrau Books Are My Bag.


Cafodd ei gynnwys ar restr cylchgrawn Foreign Policy o ‘100 o Feddylwyr Byd-eang’ ac ar restr The Bookseller o’r 100 person mwyaf dylanwadol ym myd cyhoeddi yn 2016 ac yn 2017. Mae’n un o gyd-sylfaenwyr y cylchgrawn, ‘The Good Journal’, ac asiantaeth The Good Literary Agency.

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