Rajiv Joseph’s play, The Guards at The Taj, premiered at The Atlantic Theater Company this June, starring Arian Moayed & Omar Metwally. His other plays include Gruesome Playground Injuries, Animals Out of Paper, The Monster at the Door, The North Pool, The Leopard and the Fox (adaptation), All This Intimacy, Huck & Holden, The Lake Effect. Rajiv's play Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, a 2010 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, played on Broadway in 2011, starring Robin Williams.. Rajiv has been awarded a United States Artists Grant and the Whiting Award. He has written for the Showtime award-winning series, Nurse Jackie. He received his B.A. in Creative Writing from Miami University and his M.F.A. in Playwriting from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He served for three years in the Peace Corps in Senegal, West Africa.