Featured Artist: Nikita Helewa

Synkroniciti is excited to welcome writer and poet Nikita Helewa, based in Toronto, with two delicious poems, “Faintly” and “Bath.” The first is an homage to Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Aurora Leigh, an epic poem in nine books that tells the story of a woman writer seeking to live a fulfilling life and write her magnum opus against the pressures and expectations of society. The second, “Bath” records an episode of musing in the tub, contemplating the ephemeral nature of life and the selectiveness of memory. Nikita’s poems combine the romantic and sensual with the rational and aware, creating a unique atmosphere which surprises thought in transition.

Read Nikita’s enchanting poetry and enjoy this new poetic voice in Synkroniciti’s “Flow” issue, Vol 4, No. 2. Purchase the issue or subscribe here: https://synkroniciti.com/the-magazine/.

Nikita Helewa is a writer based in Toronto, ON. Canada. Much of her creative work is interested in themes pertaining to womanhood, femininity, identity, and self-introspection. She holds an MA in Film & Communication Studies from York University.

Nikita is also the principal reporter for The Female Eye Film Festival, Ontario’s first female-focused film festival; started in 2001, the FeFF is dedicated to showcasing exceptional media content created by women. Since 2018, Nikita has since interviewed dozens of filmmakers and industry professionals, and endeavors to grow as a burgeoning cultural writer.

For more information about The Female Eye Film Festival and its current run from June 9-12, 2022 please visit: https://www.femaleeyefilmfestival.com/


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