Watch the book trailer for The Taxidermist's Cut, Four Way Books coming March 2016!!!

Here is the book trailer for my book that won Four Way Books' Intro to Poetry Prize! I am so stoked that Four Way Books has been so generous with me throughout this whole process. I have the book cover too which I will post soon!

It was filmed on Duwamish/Salish land by me and Jordan Miles. The singing in the background is of my Aji. She's singing a rice planting folk song that tells the story of how a king died from the grief of separation from his son. I see this song as her own diasporic poetic--a girmit ideology, Coolitude, Indo-Caribbean metaphor for her displacement, now my own.

Trailer for The Taxidermist's Cut, Four Way Books, March 2016


© Rajiv Mohabir 2017