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Anushay Hossain

Anushay Hossain is an author and political analyst whose work is featured on CNN, MSNBC, PBS, and more. Her writings on politics, gender, race, immigration, and being Muslim in America are published on Forbes, CNN, USA Today, and Newsweek.

Her first book, The Pain Gap: How Sexism and Racism in Healthcare Kill Women, released by Simon and Schuster in 2021, is her first book. It was excerpted in Vogue. 

Anushay is the Washington Correspondent for the Daily Ittefaq where she pens a political column for the iconic Bangladeshi newspaper, founded by her grandfather, Toffazal Hossain Manik Mia.

She is also the host of the Spilling Chai podcast.

Anushay completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia (UVA) and has a Master’s degree from the University of Sussex. A passionate linguist, she studied Italian while living in Rome and is fluent in five languages.

Anushay is married and lives in Washington, DC with her husband and two children.