Ananya Kumar-Banerjee is a lifelong New Yorker. They are an MPhil candidate for World Literatures in English at Oxford. Their dissertation focuses on the intersection of ecocritical and postcolonial theory. A writer of fiction, poetry, and essays, their work has been published in the PANK Magazine, Autostraddle, Hyphen Mag, and the Indiana Review, among other places. Their writing has been recognized by Cosmonauts Avenue, the Texas Observer and Yale's English Department. At Yale, they were an Ethnicity, Race & Migration major and Human Rights Scholar. They were also the Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Literary Magazine for the 2020-2021 academic year. When they're not hanging with their two tuxedo cats or reading, you can find them drinking black coffee and listening to love songs. They can also be found on twitter @anannavia.