Saba Syed Razvi

About Saba:

Saba Syed Razvi is the author of In the Crocodile Gardens (Agape Editions, 2016), Limerence & Lux (Chax Press 2016), Beside the Muezzin’s Call & Beyond the Harem’s Veil (Finishing Line Press 2017), Of the Divining and the Dead (Finishing Line Press 2012), and the forthcoming poetry collection heliophobia. Her poems have appeared in journals such as The Offending Adam, Diner, THEthe Poetry Blog’s Infoxicated Corner, The Homestead Review, NonBinary Review, 10×3 plus, 13th Warrior Review, The Arbor Vitae Review, and Arsenic Lobster, among others. They have also appeared in anthologies such as Voices of Resistance: Muslim Women on War Faith and Sexuality, The Loudest Voice Anthology, The Liddell Book of Poetry, Political Punch: Contemporary Poems on the Politics of Identity, The Rhysling Award Nominee Anthology, The 2015 Independent Best American Poetry anthology, and others. Her scholarship and creative work explore interfaces between science and poetry, as well as themes of mysticism, gender and sexuality, embodiment, violence, cultural intersectionality, liminality, esotericism, translation, transgression, dreams and nightmare, subculture, folklore, ancient cultures, and American Muslim identity. She is currently an Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Houston-Victoria, where, in addition to teaching, she works on scholarship, poetry, and fiction.


Recent Work:

Find her book In the Crocodile Gardens here.

THEThePoetry 2014

THEThePoetry 2016

The Offending Adam

Nonbinary Review


Interviews and Press Releases:

Blogging the Numinous


USC Dornsife

On the Other Side of the Eye Poet Spotlight



Of Divining and the Dead on THEThePoetry

In the Crocodile Gardens on Barrelhouse


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