Recently named as one of thirteen "Young Poets to Watch" by former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove, ACTC Visiting Writer Aimee Nezhukumatathil will read selections from her three poetry collections published by Tupelo Press.
Monday, October 14, 2013 - Monday, October 14, 2013
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Free and Open to the Public
Poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil, who will be visiting UST English classes this week as part of the ACTC Visiting Writers Program, will read selections from her three poetry collections published by Tupelo Press. Her reading will be followed by a book signing. Books will be available for purchase from the St. Thomas Bookstore.
From the Poetry Foundation website: Nezhukumatathil is the author of Miracle Fruit (2003), winner of the ForeWord Magazine Poetry Book of the Year and the Global Filipino Literary Award; At the Drive-In Volcano (2007), winner of the Balcones Prize; and Lucky Fish (2011). Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, FIELD, and American Poetry Review. Her honors and awards include a Pushcart Prize and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is associate professor of English at SUNY-Fredonia and lives in berry country in western New York with her husband and sons.