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Poetry Reading by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Aimee Nezhukumatathil, professor of English in the University of Mississippi’s MFA program, will read from her work and answer questions in the Nevada Wolf Shop on the 2nd Floor.

Her newest collection of poems is Oceanic (Copper Canyon Press, 2018). She is also the author of the forthcoming book of illustrated nature essays, World of Wonder (2019, Milkweed), and three previous poetry collections: Lucky Fish (2011),  At the Drive-In Volcano (2007), and Miracle Fruit (2003)—all from Tupelo Press.  Her most recent chapbook is Lace & Pyrite, a collaboration of nature poems with the poet Ross Gay.

She is the poetry editor of Orion magazine and her poems have appeared in the Best American Poetry 2015 & 2018 series, American Poetry Review, New England Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, and Tin House. Honors include a poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Pushcart Prize.

This event is made by possible by funding from the Department of English (including the Distinguished Visitors Fund), Core Humanities, and the College of Liberal Arts' Hilliard Endowment and Campus and Community Engagement Committee.

Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30pm to 7:30am

Nevada Wolf Shop, Second Floor

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College of Liberal Arts, English, Core Humanities Program






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