Kanika Agrawal is an Indian citizen and hybrid specimen raised in six countries on four continents.
She studied biology at MIT, where she came to love restriction enzymes and fluorescent labeling. She then earned an MFA in Writing from Columbia University and a PhD in English/Creative Writing from the University of Denver, and she taught academic and creative writing at both institutions.
Her work appears or is forthcoming in Best American Experimental Writing 2020, Black Warrior Review, filling Station, FOLDER, Foglifter, Notre Dame Review, SAND, and various SF&F publications. Her chapbook of “Okazaki fragments” will be published in Spring 2020 by Oversound.
She lives with her toy fox terrier in Denver, CO.
SELECTED AWARDS & HONORS
Fellowship, 2020 Spring Residency, Vermont Studio Center
Fellowship, 2019 Fall Residency, The MacDowell Colony
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