Nikita Gill Biography

Real NameNikita Gill
Born20 June 1987
BirthplaceBelfast, Northern Ireland
Height5′ 6” or 168cm
SchoolUnknown
CollegeUniversity for the Creative Arts, England
QualificationGraduation
Father NameUnknown
Mother NameUnknown
SiblingsBrother
OccupationWriter, Poet, Artist
Year Active2016 – Present
EmailUnavailable

Nikita Gill is an Indian-British Poet, writer, and Author. She was born on 20 June 1987 and her birthplace in Belfast, England. Her height is about 168cm. Her father was in the merchant navy. The family moved back to New Delhi when Gill was a few months old, and she grew up and was educated in India. She studied Design at a university in New Delhi, and she completed a master’s degree at the University for the Creative Arts.

More about Nikita Gill

  • She uses social media to engage her audience and she has more than 600,000 followers on Instagram.
  • She has been described as one of the most successful Instapoets, and one of the most exciting young writers working today.
  • Her first poem posted on Instagram was called Maleficent’s Daughter.  
  • Gill’s work was first published when she was twelve years old and her work was rejected 137 times for publication.
  • Her work offers reflections on love, and feminist retellings of fairytales and Greek myths.
  • She has been inspired by the works of Sylvia Plath, Dr. Maya Angelou, and Robert Frost.
  • Gill regularly appears on the BBC, contributing to Woman’s Hour on Radio Four, Free Thinking on Radio Three, and BBC Asian Network.
  • Her approach to poetry through Instagram is similar to poet Rupi Kaur
  • She is an ambassador for National Poetry Day.
  • She has written short stories, and she is currently working on a novel.
Nikita Gill

Books

YearTitlePublisher
2016Your Soul Is A River
2017Wild EmbersTrapeze
2018Fierce Fairytales & Other StoriesTrapeze
2019Great GoddessesEbury Digital
2019Your Heart Is The Sea
2020The Girl and the GoddessEbury Digital
2020Slam!Macmillan
2021Where Hope Comes FromTrapeze

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Social Media

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Facebook225K FollowersLink
Instagram650K FollowersLink
Twitter50K FollowersLink
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YoutubeSubscribeLink

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