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Amina Kayani

Amina Kayani is a Muhajir writer and critic from Atlanta. She holds an MFA in fiction from Purdue University and has served as the managing editor of Sycamore Review and the art editor of Kajal. Her stories have been published or are forthcoming in The Florida Review, Joyland, Full Bleed, and elsewhere. Kayani is at work on a collection of interconnected short stories. Find her at

Winter 2023

The Storyteller

By Amina Kayani

The Kenyon Review · “The Storyteller” by Amina Kayani The circus was not popular by the time the storyteller reached adulthood, but it had come to the town once when […]