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Nish Amarnath

Nish Amarnath

Nish Amarnath debuted as an author at 18 with The Voyage to Excellence, a critically acclaimed business biography. The book, which was presented to Indian National Congress' Sonia Gandhi and launched by former Union Minister Renuka Chowdhuri, established her as the youngest non-fiction business author at the time. She has received awards for her short stories from Scholastics, Infosys, and the President of India, among others.


Nish  was Managing Editor at Euromoney Institutional Investor and a senior journalist at S&P Global, formerly McGraw Hill Financial, where she was nominated for the Alerian MLP Awards [AMMYS] across North America in 2017. She previously led a public diplomacy mandate for the UK Government on behalf of an affiliate of French multinational, Publicis Groupe. Her articles and commentaries have appeared in The Wall Street JournalThe StreetMSN MoneyInternational Business TimesIndia TodayThe HinduThe New Indian ExpressThe Week [magazine] and Times of India’s city supplements, among others. She holds post-graduate degrees in media communications and journalism from The London School of Economics and Columbia University, where she was a James W. Robins reporting fellow. Her enterprise story, ‘Citi and its Scuffle with the Watchdogs’, originally a Master’s thesis for Columbia University reviewed by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind, was published separately as a book in 2014.


As a fiction writer, Nish infuses her work with elements of magic and mysticism in ordinary and real settings where characters are portrayed in an alternate reality. A former Londoner, she now lives in New York City.


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Titles by Nish Amarnath
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