Monikka Eliah is an Assyrian-Australian writer. She has presented work at the NSW Writers Centre, Studio Stories, Wollongong Writers Festival, Sydney Writers Festival, National Young Writers' Festival, Playwriting Australia Festival, WITS Festival Fatale and Sydney Festival. Her work is published in The Big Black Thing: Chapter One and Two, Sweatshop Women: Volume 1, Runway Journal, Southerly Journal and SBS Voices. She is currently a member of SWEATSHOP. Monikka has participated in National Theatre of Parramatta’s Page to Stage program, Playwrights of Parramatta and CuriousWorks Breakthrough Screen Writing Program. She was the theatre recipient for the Southlands Breakthrough Award 2018 and received mentorship from Wesley Enoch.