Official Website of Poet, Playwright, Novelist, academician and filmmaker.
Nishi Chawla is an academician, a writer, and now a filmmaker. She has six collections of poetry, ten plays, four feature length movies, and two novels, to her credit. She has also co edited an anthology of poems, "Singing in the Dark," with K Satchidanandan in 2020. The book has been published by Penguin Random House. Another poetry anthology, "Greening the Earth" was published by Penguin in May 2023.
Nishi Chawla is planning to make a movie on Gandhi, MLK and Thoreau in 2023. She writes, directs and produces her own movies.
Nishi Chawla holds a Ph. D. in English from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. USA. She has also done a two year post doctoral research study at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. After teaching for nearly twenty years as a tenured Professor of English at Delhi University, India, she had migrated with her family to a suburb of Washington D.C. She has taught at the University of Maryland from 1999 until 2014. She is now on the faculty of Thomas Edison State University, New Jersey, USA.
Nishi Chawla's plays get staged both in USA and in India.
Nishi Chawla has also written and directed four independent movies titled, “Mixed Up,” The Strange Case Of Normalcy,” “TechNous" and "The Peace Activists." "Mixed Up" was released on Amazon Prime in 2021 in the US and UK. “TechNous”" and “The Strange Case Of Normalcy” will also be released soon on Amazon Prime in December 2022. Nishi Chawla writes on social issues, and these are art house movies.
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