Anjali Enjeti

Anjali Enjeti is an Atlanta-based writer and teacher who Electric Literature recently named one of 9 Essayists of Color You Should Know About. Her work has appeared in Guernica, The Paris Review, Al Jazeera, The Georgia Review, The Week, The Atlantic, Longreads, Vice, NPR, Quartz, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Rewire News, Pacific Standard, NBC, The Guardian, the New York Times, Washington Post, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and elsewhere. She has received three Pushcart Prize nominations, a 2017 Best of the Net nomination, a 2017 first place award and a 2016 honorable mention from the American Society of Journalists and Authors, first place in the 2015 Prime Number Magazine creative nonfiction contest, and two "notable" mentions in Best American Essays 2016 and Best American Essays 2017. She has appeared on Georgia Public Broadcasting's All Things Considered and The Break Room, as well as Islam Channel's The Report.

A graduate of Duke University, Washington University School of Law, and the MFA program at Queens University in Charlotte, she teaches creative nonfiction in the Etowah Valley MFA program at Reinhardt University, and serves as Vice President of Membership for the National Book Critics Circle. She has been awarded writers’ residencies at The Hambidge Center and Wildacres, and has recently completed her first two novels.