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Anjali Enjeti is an award-winning essayist, journalist and literary critic. Her work has most recently appeared in NPR, Quartz, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Rewire NewsFusion, Google Play BooksPacific StandardNBC, The Guardian, Colorlines, All DigitocracyThe Literary Hub, the New York Times, the Washington PostLos Angeles Review of Books, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Huffington PostAlternetThe MillionsThe RumpusPaste, KhabarArtsATLAtlanta 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, is a member of the Decatur Book Festival programming committee,  the Society of Professional Journalists, the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), and a board member of the National Book Critics Circle. 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.