Anis Shivani

Anis Shivani is the author of several critically acclaimed books of fiction, poetry, and criticism, including Anatolia and Other Stories (2009), The Fifth Lash and Other Stories (2012), My Tranquil War and Other Poems (2012), Karachi Raj: A Novel (2015), Whatever Speaks on Behalf of Hashish: Poems (2015), and Soraya: Sonnets (2016). Books forthcoming in 2017 include Literary Writing in the Twenty-First Century: Conversations, Confessions I: Poems, The Moon Blooms in Occupied Hours: Poems, and A History of the Cat in Nine Chapters or Less: A Novel. His work appears in the Yale Review, Georgia Review, Boston Review, Threepenny Review, Iowa Review, Prairie Schooner, AGNI, Denver Quarterly, the Huffington Post, Salon, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, among many others. He is the winner of a Pushcart Prize and lives in Houston, Texas.


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