Nischinta "Nish" Amarnath is a journalist and the author of three books: The Voyage to Excellence: The Ascent of 21 Women Leaders of India Inc., Citi and its Scuffle with the Watchdogs and Victims For Sale. Her debut novel, Victims For Sale was released worldwide by HarperCollins in January 2018. 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.
As a journalist, Nish was recognized as an Outstanding Reporter as part of the Alerian MLP Awards in 2017, based on her work at S&P Global in New York. She was previously managing editor at Euromoney Institutional Investor. Her articles have also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, TheStreet.com, MSN Money, International Business Times, India Today, The Hindu, New Indian Express and Times of India's city supplements, among others. Nish completed her Bachelors in Economics with Distinction from Stella Maris College, India. 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, writing songs and poetry, composing melodies, reading, swimming, traveling and cooking. She is crazy about cats and lives in New York City.