Nikesh Shukla is the editor of British Book Award-shortlisted anthology The Good Immigrant , a collection of essays by British writers of colour about race and immigration in the UK. His debut novel, Coconut Unlimited , was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award. Nikesh has written for The Guardian , Observer , Independent , Esquire , Buzzfeed , Vice and BBC2, LitHub , Guernica and BBC Radio 4. Nikesh was one of Foreign Policy magazine's 100 Global Thinkers and The Bookseller 's 100 most influential people in publishing in 2016 and in 2017. He is the co-founder of the literary journal, The Good Journal and The Good Literary Agency.