Anjuli Fatima Raza Kolb
Anjuli Fatima Raza Kolb grew up in Albany, New York and Cambridge, Massachusetts, and studied Comparative Literature at Columbia, where she also earned a PhD. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in 3 Quarks Daily, Discourse, the Los Angeles Review of Books, BookForum, Boston Review, Triple Canopy, the Bennington Review, Public Pool, and Syndicate Lit.
Raza Kolb is assistant professor of English and comparative literature at Williams College, where she teaches postcolonial theory and literature. She also currently holds the Edward W. Said Fellowship at Columbia’s Heyman Center for the Humanities, and is visiting expert scholar in Women’s Studies at City College, New York. She is completing a scholarly book about Islam and the epidemic imaginary in colonial letters, and a collection of poems called Janaab-e Shikva, after the Pakistani poet Iqbal.