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The Half-Inch Himalayas

The Half-Inch Himalayas is a stellar collection of early work by the poet Agha Shahid Ali (1949-2001). His most recent volumes of poetry are Rooms Are Never Finished and The Country Without a Post Office. He is also the editor of Ravishing Disunities: Real Ghazals in English.

About the Author

AGHA SHAHID ALI was born in New Delhi on February 4, 1949. He earned a Ph. D. in English from Pennsylvania State University in 1984 and an M.F.A. from the University of Arizona in 1985. His other volumes of poetry include Rooms are never finished (2001), The Country Without a Post Office (1997), The Beloved Witness: Selected Poems (1992), A Nostalgist's Map of America (1991), A Walk Through the Yellow Pages (1987), In Memory of Begum Akhtar and Other Poems (1979), and Bone Sculpture (1972). He is also the author of T.S. Eliot as Editor (1986), translator of The Rebel's Silhouette: Selected Poems by Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1992), and editor of Ravishing Disunities: Real Ghazals in English (Wesleyan, 2000). Ali Received fellowships from The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Ingram-Merrill Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation and was awarded a Pushcart Prize. He held teaching positions at the University of Delhi, Penn State, SUNY Binghamton, Princeton University, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Hamilton College, Baruch College, University of Utah, and Warren Wilson College. Agha Shahid Ali died on December 8, 2001.

Reviews

"Wondrous Poems . . . [B]y an original, passionate mind."—David Ignatow

Endorsements

"Wondrous Poems . . . [B]y an original, passionate mind." —David Ignatow
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Other Titles by Agha Shahid Ali

Ravishing DisUnities

edited by Agha Shahid Ali, OtherSarah Suleri Goodyear
Nov 2000 - Wesleyan University Press
$17.95 USD - Paperback / softback

The Rebel's Silhouette, revised edition

Faiz Ahmed Faiz, translated by Agha Shahid Ali
Jul 1995 - University of Massachusetts Press
$19.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Other Titles from Wesleyan New Poets

Parallax

Maureen Mulhern
May 2015 - Wesleyan University Press
$12.99 USD - Electronic book text

In Favor of Lightning

Barbara Molloy-Olund
Jan 2012 - Wesleyan University Press
$12.99 USD - Electronic book text

Walking in Stone

John Spaulding
Jul 1989 - Wesleyan University Press
$14.95 USD - Paperback / softback

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Albert Goldbarth
May 2020 - Lost Horse Press
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Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach
Apr 2020 - Lost Horse Press
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Neighborhood of Gray Houses

Derek Annis
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