Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of three poetry collections: the recently released LUCKY FISH
(2011); AT THE DRIVE-IN VOLCANO (2007); and MIRACLE FRUIT (2003).
Awards for her writing include an National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry and the Pushcart Prize.
She is associate professor of English at the State University of New York-Fredonia where
she won a Chancellor's Medal of Excellence for Scholarship and Creative Activities.
She lives in western NY with her husband and young sons. Peacocks, paper, jellyfish,
and brown paper packages tied up with string: these are a few of her favorite things.