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Rajiv Mohabir

Rajiv Mohabir is the author of The Cowherd’s Son (Tupelo Press, 2017), winner of the Kundiman Prize and honorable mention of the Eric Hoffer Book Award; The Taxidermist’s Cut (Four Way Books, 2016) winner of the Four Way Books Intro to Poetry Prize and finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry; and translator of I Even Regret Night: Holi Songs of Demerara (1916) (Kaya Press, 2019) which received a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant Award and the 2020 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award. His memoir won Reckless Books’ 2019 New Immigrant Writing Prize and is forthcoming 2021. He is an Assistant Professor of poetry in the MFA program at Emerson College, translations editor at Waxwing Journal.

Rajiv Mohabir
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