Brandon Dean Lamson teaches literature and creative writing in the Honors College at the University of Houston. His first book, Starship Tahiti, won the Juniper Prize for Poetry and was published by the University of Massachusetts Press. Many of the poems in the collection are based on his experience of teaching inmates on Rikers Island. […]
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil, 2016-2017 John and Renee Grisham Visiting Writer in Residence and author of *Lucky Fish.*
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It is with great joy that we announce the 2016-2017 Grisham Writer-in-Residence: Aimee Nezhukumatathil!
Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of Miracle Fruit (2003), winner of the ForeWord Poetry Book of the Year Award; At the Drive-In Volcano (2007), winner of the Balcones Prize; and Lucky Fish (2011), winner of the gold medal in poetry from the Independent Publishers Book Awards, all from Tupelo Press. With Ross Gay, she co-authored […]