Meera Navlakha is a writer and journalist based in London. She is currently a Culture Reporter at Mashable. She wanted to be a journalist since she was nine-years-old.

Meera has written for The New York Times, Slate, The Times, W Magazine, i-D, The Independent, The Times Literary Supplement,The Juggernaut, gal-dem, Dazed, and others. Since 2018, she has been a regular contributor to Vogue India, both in print and digital, writing on fashion, culture, and Gen Z trends. She previously worked at VICE Media in their Singapore bureau, where she reported on everything from Asia's sex-wellness boom to Hong Kong's political protests to the last indigenous tribes of India. 

Her work at Mashable has been recognized and cited across outlets like ForbesThe New York TimesForeign PolicyThe GuardianTech CrunchAV ClubPolygon, and The Verge. She makes radio appearances at LBC and the BBC to speak about her reporting on pop culture, Covid-19, fashion, and women's issues. She was a runner-up in the UK's Freelance Writing Awards, has been twice shortlisted at the Amnesty Media Awards, was named a finalist in the Asian Media Awardsamongst others.

She graduated with a BA in English Literature from Durham University and an MA in Digital Media at UCL. Her master's thesis examined the representation of substance abuse in contemporary Bollywood cinema.

She can be reached at or LinkedInTwitter and Instagram.

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