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Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Apr 26 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us for the Laurie Okuma Memorial Reading with Aimee Nezhukumatathil on Wednesday, April 26 at 7 pm in Room LL430.

Enjoy the intersection of three cultures in Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s writing.  She received her B.A. in English and MFA in poetry and creative writing from Ohio State University in Columbus. Her award winning poetry is known for its descriptive, playful content.  Aimee teaches creative writing and environmental literature at State University of New York – Fredonia. She is currently the Grisham Writer-in-Residence at the University of Mississippi’s MFA program in creative writing. For more see: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poets/detail/aimee-nezhukumatathil

This reading is a presentation of the Hugh Hyde Living Writers Series, which began at SDSU over twenty-five years ago.  Generously endowed by Mr. Hyde in 2000, the series is one of the longest continuously running reading series in the nation.  Aimee is the 2017 Laurie Okuma Memorial lecturer, which features women writers of color.  All events are free and open to the public.