Bio



Ami J. Sanghvi (they/them) is a queer, Indian-American author, artist, designer, boxer, Eric Hoffer Book Award finalist, & recent graduate from the California Institute of the Arts Creative Writing M.F.A. program. They are a poetry editor for Wrongdoing Magazine, fiction editor for Decolonial Passage, review editor for the winnow magazine, & staff writer for Chaotic Merge, as well as the co-founder of Gutslut Press.

Their work has appeared in So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library, Inverted Syntax, I Hope You’ll Still Love Me: A South Asian LGBTQIA+ Anthology, Masalazine, Zindabad Magazine, Hallowzine, and numerous other publications and exhibitions. & numerous other publications & exhibitions. They were a featured author for LUPERCALIApress’s VULCANALIA ’21 Anthology, & the runner-up for Baby Teeth’s “2022 Black-Out Contest.”

Sanghvi is the winner of Really Serious Literature’s 2021/2022 “Beefy Chapbook Potato-Rito Remote Residency To-Go Contest XXL,” as well as the author of several books, including: [in]transpiring (swallow::tale press: 2021), Confessions of a Baby Vamp: Letters to John Milton (Gutslut Press: 2021), Baby Wraith Burrito Bones (Really Serious Literature: 2022), Devolution (Self-Published, 2019, 2022) & Lipstick[less] Mania: A Ritual For No One, (Bottlecap Press: 2022), with more shorts and full-lengths forthcoming.