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RAJIV MOHABIR

RAJIV MOHABIR is the author of The Cowherd’s Son (Tupelo Press 2017), The Taxidermist’s Cut (Four Way Books 2016). He translated I Even Regret Night: Holi Songs of Demerara (1916) (Kaya Press 2019) from Awadhi-Bhojpuri (folk languages from the Indo-Caribbean of Demerara) and received a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant Award and the 2020 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award from the American Academy of Poets. His memoir Antiman (Restless Books 2021)was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Gay Nonfiction, and the 2022 PEN Open Book Award. His poetry collection Cutlish (Four Way Books, 2021) was longlisted for the PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry and was a finalist for the 2021 National Book Critics Circle Award, amongst other awards. He is currently Assistant Professor of poetry in the MFA program at Emerson College.

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