Anjali Enjeti is an award-winning essayist, journalist and literary critic. Her work has most recently appeared in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Rewire News, Fusion, Google Play Books, Pacific Standard, NBC, The Guardian, Colorlines, The Literary Hub, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Los Angeles Review of Books, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Huffington Post, Alternet, The Millions, The Rumpus, Paste, Khabar, ArtsATL, Atlanta Magazine and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. Her essay “Borderline,” which appeared in Prime Number Magazine, was recently named a notable essay in Best American Essays 2016.
Anjali holds a B.S. in Psychology from Duke University, a J.D. from Washington University School of Law, and a MFA in creative writing at Queens University in Charlotte, where she served as a fiction editorial assistant for Qu Literary Magazine. She is on creative nonfiction faculty at the Etowah Valley Writers Institute, the low-residency MFA program at Reinhardt University, has been awarded writers’ residencies at The Hambidge Center and Rivendell Writers’ Colony, and is a member of the National Book Critics Circle, the Decatur Book Festival programming committee, and the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA). She lives near Atlanta, where she has recently completed her first novel, Shiva’s End, is at work on her second novel, The Parted Earth, and tweets @anjalienjeti.