Ayaz Pirani

Ayaz Pirani was born in Musoma, Tanzania but grew up in Canada. His parents were born in Kenya and Tanzania with ancestral roots in South Asia. He studied humanities and writing at York University’s Collège Glendon, and at Concordia University in Montreal. Pirani also studied at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. He now lives in California.


Happy You are Here

Washington, DC: The Word Works, 2016.

Publisher’s Synopsis (from its website)

This dizzying first collection will startle and delight. Happy You Are Here pulls its reader around the globe, plunges us deep into myth, slings us through the almost-unbelievable reality that is life, today, on this planet.


Ayaz Pirani personal website

Publisher The Word Works