Rajiv Mohabir

Rajiv Mohabir is the winner of the 2014 Intro Prize in Poetry by Four Way Books for his first full-length collection, The Taxidermist’s Cut (2016). His second book The Cowherd’s Son won the 2015 Kundiman Prize and is forthcoming from Tupelo Press. Rajiv Mohabir has received fellowships from The Home School, Voices of Our Nation’s Arts Foundation, Kundiman, and the American Institute of Indian Studies Language Programs. His work appears in Best American Poetry 2015, Guernica, Prairie Schooner, and Crab Orchard Review. He received his MFA in poetry and translation from Queens College, CUNY, where he was editor in chief of the Ozone Park Literary Journal. Currently he is pursuing a PhD in English at the University of Hawai'i.