Nisha Susan is a writer and journalist. She is one of the two commissioning editors of Yahoo! Originals. She is also one of the founder-editors of the feminist online magazine The Ladies Finger. She was Features Editor at Tehelka magazine, where she also wrote on silent cultural phenomena like online sex tapes, why young women choose the hijab, how the poor take stock of the absurd poverty line, the rulebook of appearing Indian, and why men never grow up. She has been a columnist for The Big Indian Picture and Timeout Delhi. She has written for Vogue, Elle, Outlook and Hindustan Times.

Before journalism, she worked the NGO life in Bangalore for five years. Her short fiction has been published by nplus1, Penguin, Zubaan, Out of Print and Pratilipi and she is currently working on a novel. Follow her on twitter.