Nisha Ramayya

Nisha Ramayya grew up in Glasgow and is currently based in London. Her debut collection States of the Body Produced by Love (2019) is published by Ignota Books. Other publications include ‘Notes on a Means without End’ (2020) in Poetry ReviewIn Me the Juncture (2019) published by Sad Press; Threads (2018), a critical-creative pamphlet co-authored with Sandeep Parmar and Bhanu Kapil, published by clinic. She is a member of the ‘Race & Poetry & Poetics in the UK’ research group and a lecturer in Creative Writing at Queen Mary University of London. In Spring 2020, Ramayya was Poet in Residence for the group exhibition Many voices, all of them loved at John Hansard Gallery, Southampton. Most recently, she’s been thinking about race/racialization through performance and sacrifice, reading The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism, listening to Phantom Power podcast on the sonic arts and humanities, and making silly noises here.