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Aimee Nezhukumatathil: Third Thursday Poetry

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Third Thursday Poetry highlights an esteemed literary tradition: spoken word. The ongoing series—now entering its fourth year—provides the unique opportunity for museum guests to meet and mingle with visiting poets, enjoy divergent styles of writing, and participate in open mic readings.

Third Thursday Poetry is funded in part by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of four books of poetry: Oceanic; Lucky Fish, winner of the Hoffer Grand Prize for Prose and Independent Books; At the Drive-In Volcano; and Miracle Fruit. With Ross Gay, she co-authored Lace & Pyrite, a chapbook of nature poems (Organic Weapon Arts). 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. Awards for her writing include a NEA Fellowship in poetry and the Pushcart Prize. She is professor of English and creative writing in the Master of Fine Arts program of the University of Mississippi.

Details

Date:
November 15
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Organizer

Scott Bishop, curator of academic and public programs
Email:
bishogs@auburn.edu

Venue

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University
901 S College Street
Auburn, AL 36849 United States
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