Anis Shivani

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Anis Shivani is a Pushcart Prize-winning fiction writer, poet, and critic in Houston, Texas. His recent books include Karachi Raj: A Novel, Soraya: Sonnets, and Literary Writing in the 21st-Century: Conversations. Logography: A Poetry Omnibus came out in May, and A History of the Cat in Nine Chapters or Less: A Novel comes out next month.

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Revolution Messaging

As Imelda’s floodwaters drain from my hometown, I observe a discourse around Harvey’s two- year anniversary constrained by a presumed opposition between the needs of humanity and the forces of nature—as though the two were in mortal combat. Read more