Sneha works on Boon Wurrung Land. Her writing has been featured in The Guardian, ABC Everyday, SBS Voices, South Asian Today, The Big Issue and more. Her book, Good Indian Daughter was published by Affirm Press in May 2021, under the pseudonym Ruhi Lee. In 2019, she was a recipient of the Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund and her manuscript was shortlisted for the Penguin Random House Write it Fellowship. In the same year, she became an alumni of the ACT Writers Centre’s National HARD COPY program where she was selected for the final round of participants who were able to meet with and receive feedback from some of Australia’s foremost literary agents and publishers. In 2020, she was commissioned to write a lyric essay for Multicultural Arts Victoria’s Shelter program.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts (International Studies), Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management) from Monash University and a Graduate Certificate in Creative Business (21st Century Screen Production) from The Compton School, University of Canberra.

Sneha trained in Acting at The National Theatre, Melbourne and is continuing her training at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) where she was selected for the Screen Actors Studio 2022. In the same year, she was commissioned by South Asian Today to direct and produce her first short documentary, The Call

She is currently working on a new novel and a screenplay.


Watch The Call below, courtesy of South Asian Today’s Coping with Covid Initiative.

Image taken on Boon Wurrung country by Merissa Wakefield