Rajiv Mohabir
Assistant Professor

Office: Stadium 262C (Gate 11)

Rajiv Mohabir is the author of The Taxidermist’s Cut (Four Way Books 2016, winner of the Intro Prize for Poetry, finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry)The Cowherd’s Son (Tupelo Press 2017, winner of the 2015 Kundiman Prize), and Cutlish (Four Way Books 2021) which was awarded the Eric Hoffer Medal Provocateur, longlisted for the 2022 PEN/Voelcker Prize, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Books Award. His fourth book of poems is Whale Aria(Four Way Books 2023). He also authored the memoir Antiman (Restless Books 2021) winner of the Forward Indies Award for LGBTQ+ Nonfiction, and was a finalist for the 2022 PEN/America Open Book Award, 2021 Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction, and 2021 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Memoir/Biography. As a translator, his version of I Even Regret Night: Holi Songs of Demerara (Kaya 2019) won the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets in 2020. For more information visit www.rajivmohabir.com