Tag Archives: Anis Shivani

White Teeth: The brilliance of Zadie Smith

Early in the morning, late in the century, Cricklewood Broadway.  At 06.27 hours on 1 january 1975, Alfred Archibald Jones was dressed in corduroy and sat in a fume-filled Cavalier Musketeer Estate face down on the steering wheel, hoping the judgement would not be too heavy upon him. He lay forward in a prostrate cross, […]

Why is American fiction in it’s current dismal state: An Essay by Anis Shivani

I applied for a literary residency today and in my application I told the committee that the choice of my good self would have this result: “A win of this residency for a writer like me will be an exciting development in the endorsement of writers who work hard outside of the established ‘system’. It […]