Kiran Kaur Saini

Kiran Kaur Saini’s fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Gulf Coast, Glimmer Train, and elsewhere. She is a recipient of the Henfield Prize for Fiction, and a Pushcart nomination, as well as fellowship residencies at the Headlands Center for the Arts and the Djerassi Resident Artists Program.

2021 Awards Eligibility: Coiffeur Seven: Hugos, Nebulas, Astounding



  • Winner, The Henfield Prize for Fiction
  • Winner, Best Feature (writer of), International Women’s Film Festival, Miami
  • Quarter-Finalist, Chesterfield Writer’s Film Project
  • Pushcart Prize nomination by Joyce Carol Oates
  • Honorable Mention, Writers of the Future

Grant Support

Artist’s Residency Fellowships

  • Djerassi Resident Artists Program residency
  • Headlands Center for the Arts residency