Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of three books of poetry: Lucky Fish (2011); At the Drive-In Volcano (2007), winner of Balcones Prize; and Miracle Fruit (2003), winner of the Tupelo Press Prize, ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Award and the Global Filipino Award. Her most recent collection is Lace and Pyrite, a chapbook of nature poems written in collaboration with poet Ross Gay, and her collection of illustrated nature essays, World of Wonder, will be published in 2018. Her poetry has been awarded a Pushcart Prize, the Boatwright Prize from Shenendoah and the Richard Hugo Prize from Poetry Northwest, and it appears in a wide range of literary journals, including Poetry, Ploughshares, Tin House and the Best American Poetry Series. Nezhukumatathil is the editor of Orion magazine and a professor in the MFA program in creative writing at the University of Mississippi.
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