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Shuchi Saraswat
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Shuchi Saraswat is senior editor of AGNI and has been part of the editorial team since 2019. Her essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Ploughshares, OrionMichigan Quarterly ReviewAGNIEcotone, and elsewhere. Her fiction has received support from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Art Omi, The Writers’ Room of Boston, Tin House Summer Writers’ Workshop, and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Founder of the Transnational Literature Series at Brookline Booksmith, a reading series focused on themes of migration, the intersection of politics & literature, and works in translation, she’s served as a judge for the 2019 National Book Award in Translated Literature and the 2021 Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Nonfiction. She lives in Boston. (updated 6/2024)

With Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, she coedited Futures: An AGNI Portfolio of Work in Translation. With Mary O’Donoughue, she coedits Dispatches from Palestine.

AGNI has published the following work:

Art Feature
Agni, agni (essay)
AGNI 96 Print Only
Art Feature
Sugar Sea: On Artist Andrea Chung (essay)
AGNI 95 Print Only
Editor’s Note
Future: An Impossible Image
AGNI 94 Reading Translating Family
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