Poetry offers us the capacity to carry in us and express the contradictory impulses that make us human.

—Kwame Dawes, Academy of American Poets Chancellor (2018- )

Anjali Khosla

Anjali Khosla earned an MFA in Fiction from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an MA in Journalism from New York University. A writer, editor, and journalist, Khosla was part of a team that won Fast Company the American Society of Magazine Editor’s “Magazine of the Year” award in 2014. Her reporting and other nonfiction work has also appeared in the New York Daily News, The Times of London, The Guardian, Air Mail, Hemispheres, Nieman Journalism Lab, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and the Rochester Post-Bulletin.

Her fiction and poetry has been published in Tarpaulin Sky, Skein, Invisible Ear, Glitter Pony, Seeing Other People, Juked, SHAMPOO, and other publications. Broadsides of her poems have been released by Broadsided Press and the Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies. Her poetry chapbook, Ghostbot, was released in March of 2019 by Wendy’s Subway / Nor By Press. In 2019, Khosla completed a residency at Arteles Creative Center in Haukijärvi, Finland; she has also been awarded residencies at The Adirondack Center for Writing and MacDowell.

The former editor of Fast Company Digital, where she spent over six years writing and editing stories about business, innovation, technology, and design, Khosla has taught introductory and investigative journalism courses at NYU and platform journalism at Columbia University. She is an Assistant Professor of Journalism + Design at The New School, where she has been awarded two Faculty Opportunity Awards.