Ali, Agha Shahid

Brief biography plus link list and 3 poems


Flamm, Matthew. In Exile. New York Times, 2001 (December 16th).
Rev. of Rooms are Never Finished

Roy, Nilanjana S. Metre Gauge. Outlook India, 2001 (July 9th).
Rev. of The Country without a Post Office


Ghosh, Amitav. The Ghat of the Only World: Agha Shahid Ali In Brooklyn. Annual of Urdu Studies, 2001.

Shamsie, Kamila. Agha Shahid Ali, Teacher. Annual of Urdu Studies, 2002.

Werner, Louis. A Gift of Ghazals. Annual of Urdu Studies, 2002.

Mehrotra, Arvind Krishna. Refusal to Mourn. The Hindu, 2002 (January 6th).

Amirthanayagam, Indran. Write to Me. The Hindu, 2002 (January 6th).

Writings by Agha Shahid Ali


Even the Rain. From Call Me Ishmael Tonight. W.W Norton and Company, 2003.

I See Chile in My Rearview Mirror. From A Nostalgist’s Map of America. W.W. Norton and Company, 1991.

The Wolf’s Postscript to ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. From A Walk Through the Yellow Pages. SUN-Gemini Press, 1987.

Dear Shahid. The Prose Poem.

Snowmen; A Butcher. Sextant Journal, 1993.

The Floating Post-Office. From The Country Without a Post Office. W.W Norton and Company, 1997. – poem plus article and interview excerpts in UMass Magazine

Snow on the Desert; Stationery. Jacket Magazine, 2002. – two poems plus two poems dedicated to Ali

The Dacca Gauzes. PBS Online News Hour, 2002 (January 9th).

Essays / Articles

Let Slip the Ecstatic. Outlook India, 1999 (July 5th). – Ali reviewsPosthumous Poems by C.P. Surendran

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