We are delighted to announce that renowned British author and screenwriter Nikesh Shukla will be the MNSP keynote speaker in September. Nikesh focuses his writing on race, racism, identity and immigration.He is the author of three novels, Coconut Unlimited (2010), Meatspace (2014) and The One Who Wrote Destiny (2018). In addition, Nikesh was one of the co-founders of the Jhalak Prize awarded annually to British or British resident writers of colour. He is also a columnist for the Observer's magazine supplement 'The Pool'. Amongst numerous other honours, spanning 11 years. Nikesh was also awarded the Best Short at the 2017 Shuffle Festival, for the film he co-wrote (Two Dosas), by Danny Boyle.