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Rita Mookerjee Ph.D.

​Rita Mookerjee holds a Ph.D. in Literature from Florida State University. Her research areas include contemporary Caribbean literature, gender theory, intersectional feminisms, and food studies. In 2020, she was a Fulbright fellow in Kingston, Jamaica. She is the co-founder of Honey Literary, a BIPOC and queer-centric journal of art and writing, and also serves as the Assistant Poetry Editor at Split Lip Magazine. Her critical work has been featured in American Poetry Review, the Routledge Companion of Literature and Food, the Bloomsbury Handbook to Literary and Cultural Theory, and the Bloomsbury Handbook of Twenty-First Century Feminist Theory. Rita is the author of two poetry collections, Becoming the Bronze Idol and Protection Rituals.