Bio

Ami J. Sanghvi is an Indian-American, queer author, artist, boxer, Eric Hoffer Book Award finalist, and recent graduate from the CalArts Creative Writing M.F.A. program with a concentration in Image and Text. Her work has recently appeared in So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library, Inverted Syntax, Humana Obscura, and several other publications and exhibitions.

Currently, she is living in Los Angeles with a focus on extraction, space, time, functionality, minimalism, and the subliminal in her writing and visual art practices alike. Sanghvi is also putting the finishing touches on her cross-genre, experimental, multimedia M.F.A. thesis manuscript (titled Into Oblivion), developing an existentially compromised world for her Sad, Lonely Alien through various methods, and deconstructing the literary criticism of J.R.R. Tolkien in order to develop a science of wraiths. On the side, she is preparing to re-immerse herself in Elder Scrolls Online and spend her summer reading books outside in the sun, surrounded by cute desert lizards who may or may not actually be aliens.