This episode features Rushi Vyas & Rajiv Mohabir, coauthors of the recently released, gorgeous chapbook Between Us, Not Half a Saint, out with Gasher Press.
Rushi Vyas is the author of the forthcoming poetry collection When I Reach For Your Pulse (Four Way Books, 2023) which was a two-time finalist for the National Poetry Series in the US. Originally from the US, he now lives in Ōtepoti Dunedin in Aotearoa New Zealand where he is a PhD candidate in Literature at Te Whare Wānanga o Ōtākou / the University of Otago.
Rajiv Mohabir is the author of The Cowherd’s Son (Tupelo Press 2017) and The Taxidermist’s Cut (Four Way Books 2016), and translator of I Even Regret Night: Holi Songs of Demerara (1916) (Kaya Press 2019). His memoir is titled Antiman (Restless Books 2021). He is an Assistant Professor of poetry at Emerson College and translations editor at Waxwing Journal.
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