Aimee Nezhukumatathil

AimeeNez_MG_8125-Aimee-bigsmileAIMEE NEZHUKUMATATHIL is the author of Lucky Fish (2011). Her previous books are At the Drive-In Volcano (2007), winner of the Balcones Prize, and Miracle Fruit (2003), winner of the Tupelo Press Prize, the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award in poetry, and the Global Filipino Award. Her poetry and essays have been widely anthologized and have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Black Warrior Review, FIELD, Mid-American Review, and Tin House. Aimee received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and has twice served as a faculty member at the Kundiman retreat for Asian-American writers. She has given readings and workshops from Amsterdam to San Francisco. An associate professor of English at State University of New York-Fredonia, she is a recipient of the campus-wide Hagan Young Scholar Award, and the SUNY Chancellor’s Medal for Scholarly and Creative Activities. She lives in Fredonia with her husband and two young sons.