Nikesh Shukla is a writer of fiction and television. His debut novel, Coconut Unlimited was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award. His second book, The Time Machine charts the journey of a young man learning to cook like his mum used to. In his latest novel, Meatspace, Nikesh writes about a social media obsessed author struggling to write his second book. His ‘lamb chop in space’ video went viral and was reported in news across the world. In this keynote talk, Nikesh Shukla will talk candidly about his experiences as a writer and read from his work. Followed by a Q&A with the audience.