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Reetika Vazirani
Portrait of Reetika Vazirani

Reetika Vazirani was born in India in 1962 and immigrated to the United States when she was six years old. After receiving her MFA as a Hoyns Fellow at the University of Virginia, she moved to Trenton, New Jersey, where she lived with her son, also the child of poet Yusef Komunyakaa. In 2003, she took her own life and the life of her son. Vazirani published two collections of poetry during her lifetime, and the posthumous Radha Says was released in 2009 by Drunken Boat Media. (updated 6/2010)

AGNI has published the following work:

What He Wrote on a Legal Pad
AGNI 50 Print Only
A Quiet Death in a Small Red Closet
AGNI 50 Print Only
Nikos at 42
AGNI 54 Print Only
Keep Hunger in Mind
AGNI 48 Print Only
Mrs. Biswas Breaks Her Connection With Another Relative
AGNI 39 Print Only
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