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🇵🇭🇮🇳 NYT bestselling author • BITE BY BITE (food essays) Ecco, Apr. 30 • WORLD OF WONDERS (nature essays) • and four books of poems too • @CurtisBrownLtd

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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3 months
Pub Day for my book of food essays, BITE BY BITE! It’s been a delicious & difficult time but I hope it gives you nourishment. Here’s where I’ll be this spring. I’m honored to sit with so many heroes. It becomes our nourishing bc we take care of each other. Come, sit next to me.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
5 years
....and there you have it! Right after announcing I had all 3 of my panels accepted for AWP, I got a DM from someone saying "If I looked like you, I'd be in the same boat, but I'll just have to accept my 2 rejections, lol." I'm SO done. White poets: come get your friends.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
I think of that former US Poet Laureate who told me I’d never publish a book if I didn’t change my last name and nope— never ever gets old. 😎💅🏽✨
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4 years
At my local @BNBuzz I'm sure @aimeenez has already seen these displays...but I bet it doesn't get old! 😄😍🤩
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
Still haven't recovered from this news, but a bright spot in a dark year: I'm been named a 2020 Guggenheim Fellow in poetry. Am so grateful for this honor and to be included with so many writer stars:
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GuggenheimFoundation
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On April 8, 2020, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of 175 scholars, artists, and writers.
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4 years
@EveDunbar i thought everyone rich had cabinets full of these!
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5 years
what did I do to deserve this attack
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CREE HOMO 🌾
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
5 years
So happy to reveal the cover of my collection of short nature essays, WORLD OF WONDERS: IN PRAISE OF FIREFLIES, WHALE SHARKS, AND OTHER ASTONISHMENTS, designed by Mary Austin Speaker, gorgeously illustrated by Fumi Nakamura. Pre-orders available now! Pub date: August 11, 2020!
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
5 years
Shout out to that time way back when during my poetry workshop when a white classmate suggested that I place the word *mango* in italics AND footnote it because...“it was a foreign word,” and everyone else just sat there and nodded yes. 🤔🤦🏽‍♀️😂
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
There are so many of @adalimon ’s poems i adore but this might be my absolute favorite of hers: Happy Mother’s Day!
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
So this just happened today on @CBSSunday 🌞😱😳✨✨
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
The only buddy movie I want to see right now.
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A coyote and a badger use a culvert as a wildlife crossing to pass under a busy California highway together. Coyotes and badgers are known to hunt together. 🎥Peninsula Open Space Trust
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3 years
How are you? Are you sad or are you sad?
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
Grateful. Stunned. THANK YOU to booksellers, essential workers of our culture. There are SO many incredible books published this year and I cheer them all too–one of the most difficult years to publish a book in recent memory. Thank you, @BNBuzz , for this incredible honor. 🌱💫
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3 years
Yes, that take on Indian food was horrible, ignorant, flat writing, AND racist—but here’s the thing: several people at @washingtonpost thought it was fine to print. It went alllll the way up the ladder of editors to publication. Giant yikes to all who let that get published.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
5 years
I might never recover after being granted a chance to have some WRITING time in Emily Dickinson’s own room in Amherst, MA this morning. ✏️ 📓😭
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3 years
@LTintheCity THANK YOU. I got this from the protests last summer from people who have not checked in w/ me for years and arghhhhhhhhhh!
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
1 year
Writing tip: Get yourself a pal who isn’t the least bit insecure about your writing success AND one who is also good to you at the not-so great and fallow times. And protect that friendship with all your might.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
No chill and I don't care because growing up, I never saw anyone who *remotely* looked like me in a magazine or movie. Pretty much have been self-loathing my looks most of my life but just got this in the mail: Here I am age 45, an age and a body I love.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
6 years
And this is why I’ve decided, if you purposely decide to make a joke of my last name when you are introducing me, you can expect I will clap back before I read my first poem, OR I’ll just get up and walk out of the auditorium and order room service...on your dime. #OverIt
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Copper Canyon Press
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"I have two young sons who watch quietly when grown-ups make jokes of my last name... And it's 2018 and maybe I could take it and smile a strained smile before, but not now, not in front of my children." @aimeenez for @Poetry_Society "In Their Own Words"
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aaaand...we have a *full* title for my nature essay collection! WORLD OF WONDERS: IN PRAISE OF FIREFLIES, WHALE SHARKS, AND OTHER ASTONISHMENTS. Coming your way August 2020 via @Milkweed_Books 🦎🐙🐠🦚🦜🦔🐛🐳🦈🌸🌿🌺🦋
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5 years
This is 45. Feels good to be so alive.
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5 years
like wth: It couldn't POSSIBLY be that maybe your panels were sh*tty or boring? Also, I've been on at LEAST one panel for every single AWP I've attended since about 2001. I think I *miiiight* have an iota of knowledge of what works and what doesn't in a proposal, ya know?
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
Professors! Still figuring out your book lists for 2020-21? Teaching creative non-fiction, environmental lit, nature writing, or Asian American literature? Please consider using my debut work of nonfiction out Aug. 2020—a collection of short lil' essays about the natural world..
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
This is bewildering, given the talent in this town, but somehow in this yr’s "Best of Oxford" poll, I was voted 'Best College Professor' AND 'Best Local Writer.' For a gal who’s never fully been able to say she feels at home anywhere in this country till MS-- this is pretty wow.
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2 years
Some big news:
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Ecco
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We're so excited to share that @aimeenez will be working with our very own editor, @JennyyXu , on two titles—one an illustrated collection of essays celebrating food, and the other, a collection of love poems about a beloved planet! #booknews
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5 years
American poetry right now. What a time to be alive! Congrats to all who show up at the desk, day after day.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
Just in case you needed to see this as much as i did: a brand new chrysalis after the morning’s rainstorm here in Mississippi.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3 years
Some BIG🌱 news:
@Sierra_Magazine
Sierra Magazine
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We couldn't be more excited to welcome bestselling writer and award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil as our new Poetry Editor. Welcome @aimeenez !
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3 years
Answer: Gobsmacked. Thunderstruck. Shocked. Astonished. Q: What is the feeling of finding out your book was a clue on #Jeopardy tonight?
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
One thing I keep thinking about today is all the poets who appeared in Poetry Magazine for the first time ever this month and who are getting overshadowed to yet another white man’s misstep. 😑
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
10 months
MFA faculty--if you treat your students like this in your programs, quit/retire already and get the heck outta the way! Make room for others who WANT to mentor and do the work. And if you *know* your co-workers/students are like this, HOLD THEM ACCOUNTABLE. Eff toxic workshops!!
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I keep thinking about applying to PHDs, but during my MFA, I was called a second rate writer, told in workshop my work was embarrassing/not at a master's level, was forgotten/not recognized by faculty for years, and so much more, not to mention the POVERTY. Is it worth It?
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
We’ve set out fresh sugar water for a last fill-up before the big flight of hummingbirds over the gulf of mexico— pls remember to turn off your porch lights these next few days if you live east of the Mississippi river so birds can navigate by starlight! ✨✨
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Birds taking off at sunset, heading out over the Gulf of Mexico. In the next 15-25 hours, these birds will have made landfall in Central America. Safe travels!
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4 years
This birthday girl thanks you for believing in w o n d e r during such a difficult year. ✨✨ 46! ✨✨
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4 years
This is a surreal sentence for me to say, but: I’m on NPR’s Morning Edition today! They had me do a cardinal bird call, but the host and I started laughing so much it got cut...😂 But here’s the clip they aired an hour ago: 🎉🌿✨
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
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Six months into a pandemic and there are still professors and teachers who are insisting on video ON for their students. SMH. 🤦🏽‍♀️Please do not do this. You have NO idea what some students are trying to hide about their home life. And it’s none of the class’ business.
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5 years
I’ll never apologize for earning as much or more for readings than writers who make half the audience fall asleep. I work my behind off to make my events worth every penny & I’ve thousands of students, faculty & community members who’d agree. #sorrynotsorry #EqualPayDay
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6 years
That time I was a featured presenter at #AWP18 and wore a galaxy skirt that was literally LIT. ✨✨✨😂
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11 months
more essays. this time about food. Ecco, 2024. ✨✨✨
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5 years
Even I, a die-hard Buckeye, have to admit that The Grove is one heck of a party #HottyToddy 🔴🔵🔴🔵
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
10 months
Just found out the book physically hardest for me to write– during 2007-2011 when I gave birth to 2 kids in three years (one of whom was nocturnal), got tenure, all while childcare was spotty and so rare, oh also during blizzards galore– is being used to train AI. (1/2)
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
11 months
Caldwell, my backyard cardinal, says, “Keep going! You are beautiful, and you very brave too!”
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
2 years
I’ve been submitting to Kenyon Review for 24 years & happy to say I now appear in their pages in the new issue! Thanks to the whole editorial team for making this happen.✨Students— don’t ever say I don’t practice what I preach about not letting a rejection get you down, lol! 😅
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Kenyon Review
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"In Morocco’s Erg Chebbi desert, spiders cartwheel down sand dunes and how can you not smile when you learn there’s an Italian ant called graminicola that somersaults in the forest?" From "Bodies in the Air" by @aimeenez :
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It's here! WORLD OF WONDERS: IN PRAISE OF FIREFLIES, WHALE SHARKS, AND OTHER ASTONISHMENTS is out! Grab a copy (or 2!) & show the publishing world that there is plenty of room at the table to hear about the outdoors from Asian American voices for once. 😉🦩🌱🐙🦚🦜
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
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Here's my favorite shark in the solar system sending you off to SLEEP (here's hoping!). Good night and take care of your hearts!
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Caspar Henderson
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The whale shark, the largest known extant fish at up to 18 metres (59ft) long, feeds on tiny plankton. It is reported that its Malagasy name, marokintana, means ‘many stars’
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If someone says the phrase, “this isn’t a question but more of a comment...” at a Q&A session, a clown should immediately dump a bucket of confetti on that person. 🤡 #AWP18 #dontbethatpersonplease
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1 year
Well it finally happened after 20+ years as a professor: was late to class bc I was bird calling with a sweet male cardinal on campus and he was talking back to me. Good times! 😅
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Last night at a Q&A, I said that I thought professors who abuse their privilege and mess around with their students and treat their student roster as a dating pool are disgusting. Man, it felt *so good* to say that out loud to an auditorium full of people.
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ha, ha thank you, @ratemyskyperoom —I’ll happily take my 9 but I *do* have a lamp, you just didn’t see it in the frame. 😉
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The wall is art. Swiss cheese plants are points. Add lamp on right for ten. 9/10 @aimeenez
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4 years
BRB, need to get a fainting couch.
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WORLD OF WONDERS debuts at #5 on the @nytimesbooks Best Sellers List, and we! are! ecstatic! 🎉🎉🎉 Sending a huge congratulations to @aimeenez , & a big THANK YOU to all the readers and booksellers who have championed this beautiful book since day 1 💖
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5 years
so thrilled to have a brand new poem in the latest Ploughshares!
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1 year
Anyone have favorite examples of poems or essays made ENTIRELY of questions?
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3 years
I adore Harry even more.
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CONSEQUENCE
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Harry Styles requiring masks, proof of vaccination at all 2021 tour dates: @Harry_Styles
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Sept. 8, 2020: new pub date for my collection of short illustrated nature essays, WORLD OF WONDERS: IN PRAISE OF FIREFLIES, WHALE SHARKS, AND OTHER ASTONISHMENTS, gorgeously illustrated by Fumi Nakamura. Pre-order now (below)! 🌿🦚🦩🦑🐸🐦🐙🦋
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5 years
I love librarians. Their passion for learning and curiosity is off the charts! That’s it. That’s the whole tweet. 📚💖
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
So Zooming with MFA students on a shared computer with my son is going well. 🤦🏽‍♀️😂 NBD, this is how grad students saw me for about 1.5 min before i figured out how to fix it, lol. #zoommeeting #zoom #momlife #professorlife
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3 years
Friday night Kondo-ing fun, bookshelf edition: I just purged my bookshelves of creeps, bullies, and professors who hit on students. Highly recommend. 10/10! (and yep, I have so much more space now for authors who don't give me the heebee jeebees. Whew!
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
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Also: I give good panel! Not going to apologize for it. I've read/paneled before THOUSANDS of people. I get asked to teach and read all over the world because I'M GOOD AT IT. I work my behind off. Look for my bio before you come claiming *anything* I get is because of my looks.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3 years
Whew! Made another trip around the sun. ☀️ Wishing health and warmth and naps to all this holiday season. Capricorns unite!
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
Today I put on actual pants for the first time since March(!) to see this and sign books at the @BNTupelo .
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5 years
I mean...
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6 years
Work hard. Be nice.
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3 years
On this day in 2020–in the swell of the pandemic—my book of little nature essays flew into an unsteady world. What happened next: I was never alone. Thank you, all of you who who told someone and then they told someone and then they told someone about this book. Big news soon!
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From the dept. of the surreal: WORLD OF WONDERS is reviewed in the NYTimes: “Within two pages, nature writing feels different and fresh and new. Nezhukumatathil has written a timely story about love, identity and belonging...”
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4 years
Um, color me grateful and gob-smacked:
@KirkusReviews
Kirkus Reviews
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🥁DRUM ROLL, PLEASE 🥁Introducing the finalists for the 2020 Kirkus Prize:
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Po-Biz Musings: I will never, ever understand those who win a Pushcart Prize and don't choose to nominate others. I didn't know this till I got one in 2007, but once you get one, each year you are allowed to nominate up to 10 more people. And there are people who DON'T. 🤔
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
2 years
A friend just informed me that most people don't have middle names for their dogs. Is this true‽ She about fell over cry-laughing when I told her my geriatric rescue chihuahua's name is actually: Haiku Macaroni Parsons. What's YOUR dog's name?
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❇️❇️❇️ Pin this over your desk: “Remember, green’s your color. You are spring.” ❇️❇️❇️ —from “To the Young Who Want to Die," by Gwendolyn Brooks
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In today’s Sunday paper @nytimesbooks called me Wonder Woman as I made the non-fiction best seller list for the 3rd week in a row. Thank you for embracing and engaging w/ my indie book, WORLD OF WONDERS, showing there IS a place for a brown girl outdoors!🌿
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
6 years
If this pic isn’t a metaphor for my friendship/collaboration-in-crime with Ross Gay, I don’t know what is. 🚲😂🚲
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4 years
Some news! After five years, I'm stepping down from serving as poetry editor of @Orion_Magazine and passing the baton to the incredible Camille Dungy.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3 years
okay fine. this made me laugh out loud for reals.
@thatsgoodweb
𝔻𝕖𝕖𝕡 𝕋𝕙𝕠𝕥
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brother what have they done to you
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COVER REVEAL✨ 🗣️new essay collection @eccobooks illustrated by Fumi Nakamura BITE BY BITE: NOURISHMENTS AND JAMBOREES May 2024
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3 years
BIG BIG NEWS: @GFBPublishing is re-releasing LACE & PYRITE, a epistolary chapbook written w/ the one and only Ross Gay, featuring an interview on collaboration and epistolary poems about our respective gardens, and gardening, and friendship. See us twice Monday— PRE-ORDER now:
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5 years
"We die. That might be the meaning of life. But we do language. That might be the measure of our lives." --Toni Morrison
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Does anyone else see the red sky pics from the west coast and feel...sick to your stomach and all kinds of sad?? Like my gosh— it looks like Mars or something out of a scary movie. 😱😭
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Thank you to my ever-patient husband for never flinching when I bring home a crazy idea. This time he installed these:
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This is 44. Thank you for so much love and reading my work this year. Thank you for all the messages and DMs—I’m with my family celebrating but i promise I will answer soon! So much 💖✨ back to you! #birthdaygirl
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We talked about herons and "In the Heights" bc I'm a nerd & it was pretty much super spectacular seeing @Lin_Manuel get his @PulitzerPrize .
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4 years
RIP, poet Jean Valentine
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3 years
My heart goes out to the poets who had their first poem in this magazine like the wonderful @Hussyainy --one of my students at @MississippiMFA who lights up any classroom with his words. Let's celebrate him and retweet:
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
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Eight weeks for WORLD OF WONDERS on the NYTimes Bestseller List! ✨You & you & you did this. WE did this together. Thank you for bending towards the earth, and wonder, & love & telling a friend and telling another...that’s the only way an indie press makes a list like this today.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
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@jokudah I'm an English professor (and proud OSU alum) and that's the most beautiful thing I've ever read by a football player. Your mom would be so proud. My boys have loved rooting for you too this year--Thank you for a glorious season and best of luck!
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4 years
I’ve been waiting about 30 yrs to be able to answer this at trivia night or a test or something: Alexander’s Band!! 😉🌈⚫️🌈⚫️🌈⚫️
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Every day I see something new. Is there such a thing as a black rainbow?
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3 years
7!! As of today 2/7/21, WORLD OF WONDERS has been on the NYTimes bestsellers list *seven* weeks in a row. A thousand thank yous would never be enough. 🌿✨✨🌿
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
6 years
Found out my poem, "Invitation," was selected for Best American Poetry 2018. Grateful to @Don_Share for first publishing it in POETRY--that makes two poems from Oceanic appearing in this year's BAP what even is this world‽ 💫✨☄️
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
5 years
There was a quiet moment when we were doing in-class writing in my undergrad poetry workshop & I looked out at them writing their hearts out. It felt really good that 18 yrs after first stepping into my own classroom, there is still such a thrill &honor to teach poetry.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
5 years
it’s happening...So excited to announce we have an illustrator for WORLD OF WONDERS, my collection of nature essays out from @Milkweed_Books in August 2020– the incredible Fumi Nakamura
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
5 years
My youngest child knows how to delay bedtime and I fall for it every time. Tonight it was: Mommy, but WHY did Orpheus turn around‽ He! was! so! close! (Looks like someone was listening to #Hadestown again...)🤦🏽‍♀️😅
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3 years
CLASS DESCRIPTION: I will bring oranges every week. We will orange together. You will bring a writing instrument and paper every week. We will orange together. You will be astonished at the poems we make. We will orange together. You will be astonished at the poems YOU make.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
6 years
Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new. - Ursula K Le Guin, RIP
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
Let's show some chapbook love! Fave chapbook publishers? Go!
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
6 years
Oh my stars—I haven’t had my coffee yet so this might be a dream still but: I have a poem from Oceanic in this morning’s @NYTmag (!!)
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
5 years
when my dad went to India, one of the only things i asked him was to bring back spices, specifically turmeric—from Kerala. I expected a tiny packet/jar but this is what he brought back (lacroix can for scale) just for me. Immigrant dads are the best! 😭😂💕💕💕🥰
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
4 years
Been feeling so blue but today, a little bit of wonder: our cherry tree opened up today in Oxford, Mississippi 🍒 #WorldofWonders
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
3 years
Woke up to see WORLD OF WONDERS is the winner of the 2021 Ohioana Book Award in Non-Fiction!!! Y'all know what Ohio means to me after living there for a decade, and to be recognized from that state I love so much...whew! 📚🏅💖 🌟✨💫
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The Winners of the 2021 #OhioanaBookAwards ! Fiction: #CarterSickels Nonfiction: @aimeenez About Ohio/an Ohioan: #CaroleMGenshaft Poetry: #MarianneChan Middle Grade/Young Adult Literature: #JacquelineWoodson Juvenile Literature: #ThrityUmrigar Readers’ Choice: #TiffanyMcDaniel
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
5 years
My 6th grader came home w/ meatball sauce on his shirt, glitter in his hair, and mud splattered all over his pants. Me: What in the world happened to you‽! Him: It was a VERY good day! 😂🤦🏽‍♀️
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
5 years
even tho they have questionable takes on rice(!!) 👀, and even tho i have a gabillion things to do, taking time with this from @Danez_Smif made me shed a tear. This world of celebrating friends and making new ones is where i want to be as the year winds down.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
7 years
Like seriously, how do you accept an invitation to be a visiting writer, barely give any critique on student poems, get stupid drunk at a party, then tell the one brown student poet to change her name? It's sh*t like this that makes me want to do 200% better for my own students.
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
7 years
It's coming--OCEANIC, my fourth collection of poetry, drops into view Spring 2018 from the dreamy @CopperCanyonPrs . Here's a look at the final cover! #oceanic 🌊
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
5 years
The jig is up—It took 3 tries, but my husband finally caught on and didn’t fall for my shenanigans on the 21st this year. 😭
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
6 years
😂😂💃🏽 In which I declare my undying, evergreen love and adoration for my husband who has fallen for a version of this three yrs in a row w/out asking for divorce:
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