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Aimee Nezhukumatathil Reading
Sep 12 2011
7:00 P.M.
Grand Hall at the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center

Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of three poetry collections: LUCKY FISH (2011), winner of the Hofer Grand Prize and the gold IPPY Award for independent poetry; AT THE DRIVE-IN VOLCANO (2007), winner of the Balcones Prize; and MIRACLE FRUIT (2003), winner of the Tupelo Press Prize, ForeWord Magazineís Book of the Year Award, the Global Filipino Award and a finalist for The Glasgow Prize and the Asian American Literary Award.
Other awards include a poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pushcart Prize, the Angoff Award from The Literary Review, the Boatwright Prize from Shenandoah, and The Richard Hugo Prize from Poetry Northwest.
She is associate professor of English at SUNY-Fredonia and received the SUNY-wide Chancellorís Award for Excellence. She lives in western New York with her husband and young sons.