VAZIRANI, Reetika. American (born India), b. 1962. Genres: Poetry. Career: University of Virginia, instructor, 1996-97; advisory and contributing editor, Shenandoah, 1997-99, and Callaloo, 1997-; Sweet Briar College, Margaret Banister Writer-in-Residence, 1998-2000. University of Oregon, visiting assistant professor, 1997; Thomas J. Watson Foundation Fellowship. Publications: White Elephants (poetry), 1996; World Hotel, 2002. Contributor of poetry to publications. Died 2003.