Rajiv Mohabir is the author of The Cowherd’s Son (Tupelo Press, 2017; winner of the 2015 Kundiman Prize) and The Taxidermist’s Cut (Four Way Books, 2016; winner of the Four Way Books Intro to Poetry Prize). In 2015 he was a winner of the AWP Intro Journals Award. His poems appear in Poetry, Quarterly West, Gulf Coast, Prairie Schooner, Guernica, and Asymptote. He received his MFA in poetry at Queens College, CUNY, and his PhD in English from the University of Hawai`i. He is an assistant professor of poetry at Auburn University.