Kazim Ali

Kazim Ali’s books encompass multiple genres, including poetry, fiction, essay, memoir, and translation. He is currently a professor of comparative literature and creative writing at the University of California, San Diego. His newest books are a volume of three long poems titled The Voice of Sheila Chandra (Alice James Books, 2020) and a nonfiction book, Northern Light: Power, Land, and the Memory of Water (Milkweed Editions, 2021).

Kazim Ali

Kazim Ali

Features

The Voice of Sheila Chandra

  When the sun goes down you move horizontal you become everything in the world at once rather than waking like vertical where you obsess over ascend or descend or whatever rain at the edge of the building spit forth by gargoyles does drown yourself in the jizz of the world no shape of narrative […]

Read More