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At Home with Literati: Aimee Nezhukumatathil & Natalie Bakopoulos

We're pleased to welcome Aimee Nezhukumatathil in support of World of Wonders, as part of our At Home with Literati series of virtual events. She'll be joined in conversation by novelist Natalie Bakopoulos. 

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From beloved, award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil comes a debut work of nonfiction--a collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us.

Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of four collections of poems, including, most recently, Oceanic, winner of the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award. Other awards for her writing include fellowships and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Mississippi Arts Council, and MacDowell. Her writing appears in Poetry, the New York Times Magazine, ESPN, and Tin House. She serves as poetry faculty for the Writing Workshops in Greece and is professor of English and creative writing in the University of Mississippi's MFA program.

Natalie Bakopoulos is the author of The Green Shore (Simon & Schuster, 2012), and her work has appeared in Tin House, the Iowa Review, the New York TimesGrantaPloughshares, and The Pen/O. Henry Prize Stories. She’s an assistant professor of creative writing at Wayne State University in Detroit and a faculty member of the summer program Writing Workshops in Greece. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


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Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 7:00pm
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World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571313652
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 8th, 2020

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ISBN: 9781947793750
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Published: Tin House Books - July 7th, 2020

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ISBN: 9781556595264
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 10th, 2018