Ani Gjika

  • Biography

Born and raised in Albania and married to an Indian poet, Ani Gjika transfered to the U.S. at 18 and is currently a teaching fellow at Boston University, pursuing an MFA in poetry. She is the recipient of a 2010 Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship and a 2010 Robert Fitzgerald Translation Prize for her translations from the Albanian of poems by Luljeta Lleshanaku. Gjika’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in MIPOesias, Salamander, Seneca Review, Stirring: A Literary Collection and elsewhere.

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