About

Kiran Kaur Saini

Kiran Kaur Saini‘s fiction has appeared in Glimmer Train, Pleiades, Tahoma Literary Review, 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.

Awards and Nominations

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

Grant Support

Artist’s Residencies

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

Press Miscellany