Annie Zaidi Biography | Author of "Love Stories # 1 to 14"

Born: – 1978 Allahabad, India

Annie Zaidi writes verse, essays, literature of unreliable lengths, and scripts for the period and the screen. She is the writer of famous Turf: Bantering with Bandits and additional factual Tales, a compilation of essays that was short-list for the Vodafone Crossword Book Award. Her work has appeared in different anthologies, counting Mumbai Noir; Women altering India; India spotless, India altering, and fictional journals like Pratilipi, The small periodical and Desilit. She at present lives in Mumbai. Annie Zaidi (born 1978) is an author from India. Her compilation of essays, Known Turf: Bantering with Bandits and Book Award in 2010. P. Sainath has said of the book, “The stories on dalits in the Punjab simply grade among the top complete on the subject” and “over all, it is the superiority of the story-telling that grips you. A wonderfully printed book”.

Her compilation of small story Love Stories # 1 to 14, available by Harper Collins India, is “a look at love, instantly in the eye, to recognize the appealing nature of the beast”.

One more compilation of short-stories, The Good Indian Girl was co-authored down with Smriti Ravindra and available by Zubaan in 2011. Crush, a sequence of 50 illustrated poetry (in collaboration with illustrator Gynelle Alves) was published in 2007.

Her essays, verse and small stories have appeared in numerous anthologies, counting Dharavi: The City inside (Harper Collins India) Mumbai Noir (Akshic/Harper Collins India), Women altering India (Zubaan); Journeys through Rajasthan (Rupa) primary Proof: 2 (Penguin India), 21 in 40 (Zubaan), India faultless, India altering (Tranquebar). Additional of her work has appeared in fictional journals like The Little Magazine, Desilit, Pratilipi, The Raleigh Review, Mint Lounge, Indian Literature (Sahitya Akademi) and Asian Cha.

As a writer Annie Zaildi is popular for her following works -
1. Love Stories # 1 to 14
2. The Bad Boy’s Guide to the Good Indian Girl
3. Crush: 50 Poems
4. Sleep tight

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