Nalini Paul was born in India, raised in Vancouver, and moved to Scotland in 1994. At the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, she studied Philosophy and English Literature, Creative Writing, and completed a PhD on the West Indian writer, Jean Rhys. Nalini has collaborated across various art forms, including stage and film. She spent a year in Orkney as the George Mackay Brown Writing Fellow, which inspired her 2010 collection Slokt by Sea (Red Squirrel Press). Her pamphlet Skirlags was shortlisted for the Callum Macdonald Award in 2010, and the pamphlet The Raven's Song appeared in 2015. She produced an illustrated poem, Hrafn Floki, as part of the SPL's 2013 Written Image project, a copy being subsequently acquired by the National Gallery of Modern Art, Special Books collection.
Nalini teaches creative writing in Edinburgh and Glasgow.
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