Monikka is an Assyrian-Australian writer. She graduated from the University of New South Wales with an Arts. She has presented at the NSW Writers Centre, Studio Stories, Wollongong Writers Festival and Sydney Writers’ Festival. She was involved in Girls Write Up Sydney event and Digital Writers’ Festival 2017. Her work is published in The Big Black Thing Chapter 1 & 2 and The Lifted Brow. She is currently a member of SWEATSHOP and is participating in National Theatre of Parramatta’s Page to Stage program and Curious Works Breakthrough Program. She was a recipient for the Southlands Emerging Artists Award 2018.