Next Letter in the Mail: Anjali Enjeti


Our next Letter in the Mail is from author, teacher, and organizer Anjali Enjeti! Anjali writes to us about why she is “no longer settling for being exhausted,” and how she finally learned the importance of taking time to rest.

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Anjali Enjeti is a former attorney, organizer, and award-winning journalist based near Atlanta. She is the author of Southbound: Essays on Identity, Inheritance, and Social Change, and the debut novel, The Parted Earth. Her writing about politics, social justice, and books has appeared in USA Today, Harper’s BAZAAR, Oxford American, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Publishers Weekly, and elsewhere. She teaches creative writing in the MFA program at Reinhardt University.


Photograph of Anjali Enjeti by Debashri Sengupta.