Akshi Chadha is a writer and literary editor. She is currently pursuing an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Toronto. In 2021, she graduated from the University of Western Ontario and was awarded the University of Western Ontario Gold Medal for being the top graduating student in the Honours English and Creative Writing Program. She is the recipient of the 2021 Alfred Poynt Award in Poetry. Her work has been published in Parentheses Journal, The Lumiere Review, The Roadrunner Review, Watch Your Head, Occasus, and elsewhere.