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Georgia Poetry Circuit welcomes Aimee Nezhukumatathil on February 8

In conjunction with The Georgia Poetry Circuit, The Department of Writing and Linguistics is pleased to announce that poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil will be giving a public craft talk and reading of her poetry on Thursday, February 8. The schedule of events is:

  • Craft talk/Q&A: 2-3 p.m. , 1111 Newton
  • Reading: 6:30-7:30 p.m. , IT 1005

Both events are free and open to the public. Nezhukumatathil’s books will be available for purchase before and after the 6:30 p.m. reading.

Nezhukumatathil is professor of English in the University of Mississippi’s MFA program. Her newest collection of poems, OCEANIC, is forthcoming with Copper Canyon Press in early 2018.  She is also the author of the forthcoming book of illustrated nature essays, WORLD OF WONDER (2018, Milkweed Editions), 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 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.

For more information about The Georgia Poetry Circuit at Georgia Southern University, please contact Christina Olson.

The College of Arts and Humanities, the University’s College of the Creative Mind, prepares students to achieve academic excellence, develop their analytical skills, enhance their creativity, and embrace their responsibilities as citizens of their communities, their nations, and the world.


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