Nishta J.  Mehra

Nishta J. Mehra

Nishta J. Mehra was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee; she studied religion and sociology at Rice University before earning her MFA in creative nonfiction from the University of Arizona. Her first book, The Pomegranate King, a collection of essays, was published in 2013. Mehra teaches high school in Houston, Texas, where she lives with her partner, Jill Carroll, and their son Shiv.