Aimee Nezhukumatathil Poetry Reading
Aimee Nezhukumatathil, born in Chicago to a Filipina mother & South Indian father, is the author of Miracle Fruit, winner of the ForeWord Magazine Poetry Book of the Year & the Global Filipino Literary Award; At the Drive-In Volcano, winner of the Balcones Prize; Lucky Fish; & Oceanic (forthcoming from Copper Canyon in 2018). A book of illustrated nature essays, World of Wonder, is also forthcoming in 2018. With Ross Gay, she co-wrote the chapbook of epistolary nature poems, Lace and Pyrite. Nezhukumatathil's work has appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, FIELD, & American Poetry Review. She is poetry editor of Orion magazine. Her honors & awards include a Pushcart Prize, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Angoff Award, the Boatwright Prize, the Richard Hugo Prize, & fellowships to the MacDowell Colony. She was the 2016-17 Grisham writer-in-residence at the University of Mississippi, where she is currently professor of English in the MFA program.
Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm