Ani wrote a book of poetry entitled Verses.
Ani's daughter, Petah Lucia, was born on January 20, 2007.
During an October 2007 appearance on Late Night With Conan O'Brien, Ani wore a T-shirt that said "Free Burma." This was in response to a violent military crackdown against pro-democracy activists in Burma.
According to a September 2000 article in Seventeen magazine, Julia Stiles is a great fan of Ani Difranco.