Anni Liu

Anni Liu is a writer and translator with work featured in Ploughshares, the Georgia Review, Hyphen, Two Lines, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA from Indiana University and works at Graywolf Press. Her first book, winner of the 2021 Lexi Rudnitsky Prize from Persea Books, will be published in 2022.


For a creek, I had the drainage ditch / dug behind the row of streets. In it: / Mtn Dew bottles half full of piss, party / balloons, tadpoles and toads, splinters / of fish.