Nisha is an award-winning Indo-Canadian poet, artist and public speaker in Edmonton, Alberta. She served as the City of Edmonton Poet Laureate from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021 and as the Regional Writer in Residence at Strathcona County and St. Albert. She is the 2019 Canadian Individual Slam Champion and the Executive Director of the Edmonton Poetry Festival. Her debut collection Coconut is available now.
Nisha holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta School of Business, with a major in Business Economics and Law, and a Certificate in Leadership.