Jhani Randhawa is a non-binary Kenyan-Punjabi/Anglo-American collaborator, editor, and artist whose work is interested in environmental justice, migration and diaspora, and formations of friendship across species and consciousness. Author of Time Regime (Gaudy Boy, 2022), which won the 2023 California Book Award for Poetry, and co-founding editor of the experimental arts project rivulet, Jhani has studied at Sarah Lawrence College, the California Institute of Integral Studies, Upaya Zen Center and Green Gulch Farm Zen Center, and has participated in artist and focus residencies at Blue Mountain Center, Writers House Pittsburgh, Millay Arts, and the Wormfarm Institute. The recipient of a Yasmin Fellowship, a Richard Bonney Literary Fund grant, and a Laura Bassi Foundation scholarship, Jhani is a 2023–2024 Postcolonial Studies masters student at SOAS, University of London.

Other Works

Awards and Recognition

  • California Book Awards Gold Medal Winner for Poetry, 2023
  • Gaudy Boy Poetry Book Prize Winner, 2021