Zak Salih

Zak Salih, photo by Emily Poland
Zak Salih, photo by Emily Poland

Zak Salih is the author of the novel Let’s Get Back to the Party, listed as one of the must-read books of 2021 by O, the Oprah MagazineBuzzFeedCosmopolitanThe MillionsElectric LiteratureVanity Fair; the AdvocateHarper’s Bazaar; Kirkus ReviewsLambda Literary; and others.

His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Foglifter, Epiphany, Crazyhorse, the Florida Review, the Chattahoochee Review, the MillionsApogee JournalKenyon Review Online, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere.

A graduate of James Madison University and the University of Virginia, Salih lives in Washington, D.C.


selected bibliography

Let's Get Back to the Party by Zak Salih
Let’s Get Back to the Party (2021)

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online resources

Zak Salih’s website
Review of Let’s Get Back to the Party, Fiction Writers Review, February 25, 2021
“Salih: On Embracing the Selfishness of Writing,” Writer’s Digest, February 16, 2021
“A Glowing Conversation with Salih,” Arte Realizzata

Video: Salih discusses his book with Nick White at Harvard Book Store