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Author: Anis Shivani

Anis Shivani is the author of several critically acclaimed books of fiction, poetry, and criticism, including ANATOLIA AND OTHER STORIES (NYQ Books, 2009), Against the Workshop: Provocations, Polemics, Controversies (2011), THE FIFTH LASH AND OTHER STORIES (C&R Press, 2012), MY TRANQUIL WAR AND OTHER POEMS (NYQ Books,2012), Karachi Raj: A Novel (2015), and LOGOGRAPHY: A POETRY OMNIBUS (Sagging Meniscus Press, 2019). Both ANATOLIA AND OTHER STORIES and THE FIFTH LASH AND OTHER STORIES were longlisted for the Frank O'Connor international short story award. Forthcoming books include Soraya: Sonnets and Literature in an Age of Globalization. Books in progress or recently finished include Death is a Festival: Poems, Plastic Realism: Neoliberalism in Recent American Fiction, and the novels A History of the Cat in Nine Chapters or Less, Abruzzi, 1936, and An Idiot's Guide to America. Anis's work appears in the Yale Review, Georgia Review, Boston Review, Iowa Review, Threepenny Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Antioch Review, Southwest Review, Prairie Schooner, AGNI, Fence, Epoch, Boulevard, Pleiades, Denver Quarterly, Verse, Colorado Review, Quarterly West, New Letters, Subtropics, Times Literary Supplement, London Magazine, Meanjin, Fiddlehead, and other leading literary journals. Anis is a member of the National Book Critics Circle, and his reviews appear widely in newspapers and magazines such as the Huffington Post, Daily Beast, In These Times, Texas Observer, San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, Austin American-Statesman, Kansas City Star, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, St. Petersburg Time

Anatolia and Other Stories
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Anatolia and Other Stories

Black Lawrence Press

Fiction. Middle Eastern Studies. In these eleven stories of novelistic breadth and ambition, global tensions and harmonies come alive as rarely seen in contemporary fiction. Shivani takes the measure of the fallout from globalization as well as its ...

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The Fifth Lash and Other Stories
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The Fifth Lash and Other Stories

C&R Press

Fiction. Middle Eastern Studies. Whither the Islamic world? Whither Pakistan? Revolution is on the streets of the Arab/Islamic world, Pakistan is experiencing a remote drone war and violence fomented by mysterious forces, and writing has apparently ...

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Logography: A Poetry Omnibus
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Logography: A Poetry Omnibus

Sagging Meniscus Press

Poetry. LOGOGRAPHY: A POETRY OMNIBUS brings together three collections of extraordinarily vigorous and electric poetry from the quicksilver mind of Anis Shivani: Confessions II, Lyric/Resistance, and The Art of Love.

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My Tranquil War and Other Poems
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My Tranquil War and Other Poems

NYQ Books

Poetry. Composed over the last decade, MY TRANQUIL WAR AND OTHER POEMS tackles head-on the response of the poet in a time of great political turmoil. What is the poet's special responsibility? When terror becomes a general condition of dread, intern...

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Whatever Speaks on Behalf of Hashish
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Whatever Speaks on Behalf of Hashish

BlazeVOX books

Poetry. "Startlingly fecund, culturally shrewd, grounded in bright particulars and sly juxtapositions, Anis Shivani shows us with diamond brilliance what happens when language takes leave of its day job to exult in its real power. No longer the bean...

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