Ananya Kanai Shah

Ananya Kanai Shah was born in Boston and raised in Ahmedabad, India. A past Kundiman Mentorship Lab Fellow, her work has appeared in the Gulf Coast Online, The Bangalore Review, The Bombay Review, and the Ploughshares blog. She earned her undergraduate degree from Brown University and is currently an MFA candidate in NYU's low-residency program. She is a data analyst for Digitas, a marketing agency.

My Girls & I

& yes i know that stray dogs enter the compound in the dark and sit on the swing & yes i have seen their oblong eyes juiced in meditative silence & yes sometimes i join them