About Gaia

Gaia Rajan is the author of the chapbooks Moth Funerals (Glass Poetry Press 2020) and Killing It (Black Lawrence Press 2022). Her work is published or forthcoming in Best New Poets 2022, the 2022 Best of the Net anthology, The Kenyon Review, Post Road, AAWW, THRUSH, Split Lip Magazine, GASHER, diode, Palette Poetry, and elsewhere. She's the cofounder of the WOC Speak reading series, a former intern at Poets House, and a web developer for Honey Literary.  Gaia is an undergraduate at Carnegie Mellon University, where she studies computer science and creative writing. She lives in Pittsburgh and New York, though she grew up in Ohio. You can find her at @gaiarajan on Twitter or Instagram

Read her work here.

RECENT POEMS // full list


Ghost Town, Ohio

Kenyon Review



2022 Best of the Net anthology



Palette Poetry


I'm available for readings, interviews, manuscript consultations/editing, talks, collaborations, etc. I'm also currently open to summer 2023 internships in publishing. I'd love to hear from you! You can also email me at grajanpoetry [at] gmail.com.