Anjoli Roy is a creative writer, editor, instructor, and PhD candidate in the English Department at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Her creative writing has appeared in online and print literary journals, including most recently Dămfīno, Frontier Psychiatrist, Hippocampus Magazine, Kore Press’s Poem of the Week, KweliMiddle Planet, River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative, Slink Chunk Press, and Spiral Orb. She also has pieces forthcoming in Demeter Press’s anthology Borderlands & Crossroads: Writing the Motherland.

Anjoli is from Pasadena, California. She is a mashi to six, a godmother to one, and is the last of her parents’ three girls. She loves cats, surfing with friends or alone, and the strong valley wind that flings her doors open in Kaimukī.