Nakkiah is a writer/actor and Gamillario/Torres Strait Islander woman.

She is a co-writer/star of Black Comedy ABC and is a monthly columnist for The Australian Womens Weekly Online. She has been an artist in residence at Griffin Theatre Company (2013) and was playwright in residence at Belvoir from 2012-2014.


Nakkiah Lui's story Late night in a car park is included in the SBS series, True Stories - a podcast told by Australia’s best emerging and award-wining writers.