Kazim Ali is the author of several volumes of poetry, including Sky Ward, winner of the Ohioana Book Award in Poetry; The Far Mosque, winner of Alice James Books’ New England/New York Award; The Fortieth Day; All One’s Blue; and the cross-genre text Bright Felon. His novels include The Secret Room: A String Quartet, and among his books of essays is Fasting for Ramadan: Notes from a Spiritual Practice. Ali is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing and Comparative Literature at Oberlin College. His new book of poems, Inquisition, and a new hybrid memoir, Silver Road: Essays, Maps & Calligraphies, are scheduled for release in 2018. During his visit to Butler University as part of the Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series, Ali took the time to speak with Manuscripts staff member Matt Del Busto.
Del Busto, Matt
"Interview with Kazim Ali,"
Manuscripts: Vol. 83
, Article 29.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/manuscripts/vol83/iss1/29