Photo: Zayira Ray



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Nilita Vachani is a filmmaker,  writer and teacher.

She has produced, directed and edited the acclaimed  award-winning  documentaries, Eyes of Stone,  

Diamonds in a Vegetable Market     and 

When Mother Comes Home for Christmas.


​Her novel HomeSpun ​won Foreword's Choice Fiction award in 2008.  Her long-form journalistic piece titled Inside Job  won ACJ's inaugural prize for Investigative Journalism in 2016.


N​ilita Vachani