Nischinta "Nish" Amarnath is an American journalist, speaker, social justice advocate, singer-song-writer, poet, and an author of three books: The Voyage to Excellence, Citi and its Scuffle with the Watchdogs and Victims For Sale. Her bestselling psychological thriller and suspense novel, Victims For Sale was released worldwide by HarperCollins in 2018, long-listed for the Bombay Film Festival Word-to-Screen Awards and discussed as a literary oeuvre on ITV (Gold) in New York in the television channel’s flagship program, Vision For Asia. Victims For Sale won the honor of an invitation for Nish to address commercial and literary fiction authors at Algonkian NYC’s prestigious New York Pitch Conference, pegged by Writer’s Mag as one of the top literary conferences in North America. Additionally, Victims For Sale marked the inauguration of two book clubs in India under the generous patronage of FICCI-FLO, a division of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry. Nish is a contributing editor at the Big Thrill magazine and a member of International Thriller Writers, an honorary society that represents thriller authors around the world. Nish, who had a near-death experience at the age of 10, infuses her fiction work with elements of magic and mysticism in ordinary and starkly real settings.
Incarnation, which is a self-initiated musical composition for her upcoming novel, Twin Flame saw a U.S. premier in New York’s Ripley Grier Studios in March 2019 and a theme song reveal in India at a FICCI forum in January 2019. As a journalist, Nish writes for Dow Jones/ The Wall Street Journal [Pro] in London. She was recognized by an external fifty-member committee as an Outstanding Reporter as part of the AMMYs Awards in 2017, based on her reportage at S&P Global in New York. Nish was previously Managing Editor at one of Europe’s most prolific magazine publishing groups and a public diplomacy head for the UK Government’s GREAT program in her capacity as an Associate Director at a multinational consulting group. Her articles have previously appeared in TheStreet.com, MSN Money, Yahoo Finance, Newsweek (now International Business Times) and India Today, among others. Nish completed her Bachelors in Economics with Distinction from Stella Maris College. She holds post-graduate degrees in media communications and business journalism from the London School of Economics and Political Science and Columbia University, where she was a Margot Naylor Scholar and a James W. Robins Reporting Fellow, respectively. Nish enjoys singing, painting, reading, swimming, traveling, driving, cooking and wine-tasting. She is crazy about cats. A former Londoner, she now lives in New York City.