Posts Tagged: Aimee Nezhukumatathil

The Rumpus Mini-interview Project #137: Aimee Nezhukumatathil

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“Admitting a love or joy, or yes, wonder for the natural world is, especially as a woman of color, one of the most vulnerable things we can do.”

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Notable NYC: 5/5–5/11

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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What to Read When 2018 Is Just Around the Corner

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While we can’t promise that 2018 won’t find us facing more political upheaval, we can assure you that there will be great literature to offer moments of escape and inspiration.

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Corinne Lee and Finding an Antidote to America’s Toxicity

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Poet Corinne Lee on writing her epic book-length poem Plenty and finding new ways to live in a rapidly changing world.

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An Open Letter to Aimee Nezhukumatathil

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Dear Aimee, So the latest thing (why is there always a latest thing) is that a white man used a Chinese name to submit poems that were then chosen for Prairie Schooner and then included in Best American Poetry 2015 which of course has a lovely poem of yours in it too! Your first appearance, you said. The scandal no one […]

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Aimee Nezhukumatathil Interview

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Over at HTML giant Roxane Gay interviews Aimee Nezhukumatathil, shedding light on the poet’s influences—from the natural world and family, to language, and more.  The conversation turns to her third book, Lucky Fish, and the process of assembling a collection of poetry. Nezhukumatathil on writing: “I love that moment of writing when I surprise myself, […]

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