Poetry Daily

Poem-A-Day, Academy of American Poets

Poetry at Sangam

Glass: A Journal of Poetry

The Blue Nib Literary Magazine

Los Angeles Review of Books.

A Dozen Nothing

Best American Poetry


 Poets House

Sundress Publications

The Margins

The Friday Influence

Santa Ana River Review

Solstice Magazine

Meridian (print)

  • “Tell the angels not to touch me/ without permission”
  • On Beauty

Muse/A (print)

  • Mumtaz Sahib of the Round Glasses

Washington Square Review (print)

  • If It Were

Salamander Magazine (print)

  • A Robe of This World
  • The Scaffold’s Branch
  • The Coming of Spring
  • for Majnoon

The Aleph Review 

New Moons Anthology: Contemporary Writing by North American Muslims (print)

  • Ghazal
  • January 9th, 2008

World Poetry Tree Anthology (print)

  • Khamaaj

The World I Leave You Anthology: Asian American Poets on Faith & Spirit (print)

  • Clot
  • God
  • On Beauty


Where My Dreaming and My Loving Live: Poetry & the Body, Part II: The Body as Idol, Nation, and Revolution.” Los Angeles Review of Books.

“Let Us Today Enter the Bazaar in Shackles: On Revolution, Madness, & Exile.” The Margins.

Feature in Palette Poetry‘s “The Guest,” with Robin Myers.

The Music Room: On losing and finding Hindustani classical music. The Baffler Magazine.

“The Art of Unraveling: Shadab Zeest Hashmi’s Comb,” Rhino Magazine

“On the Intricate and Fathomless: Shadab Zeest Hashmi’s Comb,” World Literature Today.

“‘Love at Eighty?’: The Lady of Ghazal Recites Iran.” Co-authored with Aria Fani. Huffington Post


Words Without Borders.

Huffington Post

PBS Frontline (Co-translated with Aria Fani)