Anjali Enjeti is an award-winning, Pushcart Prize-nominated essayist, journalist and literary critic. Her essays have appeared in The Guardian, The New York Times, Alternet, Huffington Post, Washington Post, Dame, several anthologies, and elsewhere. She won first place in the 2015 Prime Number Magazine Creative Nonfiction contest for her essay “Borderline.” Her book reviews, profiles, and articles have appeared in NBC, The Guardian, Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Literary Hub, Los Angeles Review of Books, Kirkus, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Millions, The Rumpus, Paste, Khabar, ArtsATL and Atlanta Magazine. Her humor has appeared in Huffington Post, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and Scary Mommy.
Anjali received 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 Journal. She is on the faculty of the Etowah Valley Writers Institute, the new MFA program at Reinhardt University. She has been awarded writers’ residencies at The Hambidge Center and Rivendell Writers’ Colony and is a member of the National Book Critics Circle and the Decatur Book Festival programming committee. She lives near Atlanta, where she has recently completed her first novel, Shiva’s End, and is at work on her second novel, The Parted Earth.