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.
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 TimeAuthor City: HOUSTON, TX USA