Anurima Banerji was born in Ottawa, Ontario. In 1999 she completed an M.A. in the area of culture studies at McGill University, submitting a dissertation entitled The Question of Culture in Derivatives of Marxist Theory. Banerji is also a performance artist. She completed both a second masters degree and a Ph.D. in Performance Studies at New York University. Banerji now teaches in the Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance, UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture.
Night Artillery: Poems
Toronto: TSAR, 2000.
Keenly aware of Persian mystical love concepts, and with a trained eye on Hindu mythology, these passionate poems explore the territories of love, the longings of the body, and the pains of loss and exile.
Selected Criticism and Interpretation
Chilana, Rajwant Singh. “Anurima Banerji.” In South Asian Writers in Canada: A Bio-Bibliographical Study. Surrey, BC: Asian Publications, 2017, 168. Z1376 .S68 C45 2017