Anisa Rahim

Poet

Greater NYC area
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Author's Bio

Anisa Rahim is a writer and photographer.  She has written a hybrid memoir of poems, prose and photographs about the Meos of Mewat, India and her family history titled “American Meo: A History of Remembering and Forgetting” which was longlisted in the Nonfiction category for the 2019 [PANK] Book Contest. A multimedia excerpt has been published in The Newest Americans: Stories from the Global City.  Read more about her work on her website anisarahim.com.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
New Moons: Contemporary Writing by North American Muslims edited by Kazim Ali (Red Hen Press, 2021)
Journals: ,
Open: Journal of Arts & Letters
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Red Eft Review
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Tiny Seed Literary Journal
Prizes won: 

 

  • 2019 [PANK] Book Contest Longlist for Nonfiction
  • 2017 Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Finalist

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
South Asian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, Hindi, Urdu
Born in: 
Miami, FL
Florida
Raised in: 
FL
Florida
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Last update: Sep 18, 2021