Ali, Agha Shahid

About Agha Shahid Ali

Biography (

Obituary (The New York Times)

Patke, Rajeev S. "Agha Shahid Ali (1949-2001)." World Writers in English, Volume I: Chinua Achebe to V.S. Naipaul, Parini (ed.), 2004



Hoffert, Barbara. "Call Me Ishmael Tonight: A Book of Ghazals." Library Journal, vol. 129, no. 7, 2004

Amirthanayagam, Indran. "Write to Me." The Hindu, 6 Jan. 2002

Mehrotra, Arvind Krishna. "Refusal to Mourn." The Hindu, 6 Jan. 2002

Flamm, Matthew. "In Exile." The New York Times, 16 Dec. 2001



Benbenuto, Christine. "Agha Shahid Ali." Massachusetts Review, vol. 43, no. 2, 2002

Maring, Heather. "Conversation with Agha Shahid Ali." Center, vol. 1, no. 2, 2002

Needham, Lawrence. "Agha Shahid Ali: An Interview." Verse, vol. 17, no. 1, 2001



Bora, Jonali Chowdhury. "Home in Agha Shahid Ali's Postcard from Kashmir." Clarion, vol. 7, no. 2, 2018

Schneiderman, Jason. "The Loved One Always Leaves: The Poetic Friendship of Agha Shahid Ali and James Merrill." American Poetry Review, vol. 43, no. 5, 2014

Ganapathy-Doré, Geetha. "Kashmir by Way of London and New York: Projections of Paradise in Salman Rushdie and Agha Shahid Ali." Projections of Paradise: Ideal Elsewheres in Postcolonial Migrant Literature, Ramsey-Kurz and Ganapathy-Doré (eds.),  2011

Dev, Anjana and Syamala Kallury. "The Parabloic Journey of the Ghazal between East and West: Agha Shahid Ali's English Ghazals." International Journal of the Humanities, vol. 8, no. 3, 2010.

Kabir, Ananya Jahanara. "Sheikh-ul-Alam, Zainab, Sihmael, Shahid: Emotion, Authority, and Islam in Agha Shahid Ali's Poetry." Moving Worlds, vol. 8, no. 1, 2008

Zaidi, Nishat. "Center/Margin Dialectics and the Poetic Form: The Ghazals of Agha Shahid Ali." Annual of Urdu Studies, vol. 23, 2008

Kallury, Syamala and Anjana Dev. "Agha Shahid Ali's India." International Journal of Humanities, vol. 4, no. 5, 2007

Newman, Amy. "Separation's Geography: Agha Shahid Ali's Scholarship of Evanescence." Hollins Critic, vol. 43, no. 2, 2006

Woodland, Malcolm. "Memory's Homeland: Agha Shahid Ali and the Hybrid Ghazal." English Studies in Canada, vol. 31, no. 2-3, 2005

Brennan, Karen. "The Beauty of Shahid: A Tribute to Aga Shahid Ali." Western Humanities Review, vol. 56, no. 1, 2002

Shamsie, Kamila. "Agha Shahid Ali, Teacher." Annual of Urdu Studies, vol. 17, 2002

Werner, Louis. "A Gift of Ghazals." Annual of Urdu Studies, vol. 17, 2002

Ghosh, Amitav. "The Ghat of the Only World: Agha Shahid Ali in Brooklyn." Annual of Urdu Studies, vol. 16, 2001



Poetry Collections

The Half-Inch Himalayas (1987)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

"From Agha Shahid Ali, The Rebel's Silhouette." Pakistaniaat, vol. 5, no. 1, 2013

"Let Slip the Ecstatic." Outlook India, 1999


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Agha Shahid Ali Holds a Lecture at Ball State University 1997. YouTube, 19 Oct. 2016