Anjali Enjeti is a board member and Vice President of Membership for the National Book Critics Circle, a creative writing professor, and an award-winning essayist who writes about books, race, immigration, and social justice.
Her work has appeared in The Nation, Guernica, The Paris Review, Al Jazeera, The Georgia Review, The Week, The Atlantic, Longreads, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Vice, NPR, Quartz, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Rewire News, Splinter, Pacific Standard, NBC, The Guardian, Literary Hub, the New York Times, Washington Post, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and elsewhere.
She's appeared on Georgia Public Broadcasting's All Things Considered and The Breakroom, as well as Islam Channel's The Report. Her collection of essays is forthcoming from The University of Georgia Press. She lives near Atlanta.
Awards and Recognition
- She’s received three Pushcart Prize nominations, one Best of the Net 2017 nomination, a 2017 first place award in the first person essay category from the American Society of Journalists and Authors, a 2016 honorable mention in the first person essay category 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 recently won the award for Outstanding Story on Any Subject from the South Asian Journalists Association.