Nikita is the Man Booker Prize nominated author of GIFTED and THE VILLAGE. Her writing has been translated into over sixteen languages, has won the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Award, the Desmond Elliot prize and been nominated for many more. 

Her third novel YOU PEOPLE is due to be published by Penguin Random House in April 2020, which Nikita is currently adapting for TV with World Productions. 

Having written on Series 1 of Stephen Merchant's Amazon and Big Talk series THE OFFENDERS, she is currently on the Writers' Room for Series 2.

Luke Speed represents Nikita's screenwriting, as well as the TV and Film rights for her novels.