Shikha Malaviya is an Indo-American poet & writer. She is co-founder of The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective, a mentorship model press focussing on India & the Indian diaspora. Shikha's book of poems, GEOGRAPHY OF TONGUES, was featured in several literary festivals in India and abroad. Her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and published in journals such as Prairie Schooner & Drunken Boat. She currently lives in the San Francisco bay area.