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Friday, May 5 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Headline Reading - Ross Gay and Aimee Nezhukumatathil

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Join us for an evening headline reading between friends: Ross Gay and Aimee Nezhukumatathil. They will preceded by Claudia Inglessis a winner of the 2017 Helen Creeley High School Poetry Contest.

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Ross Gay

Ross Gay is the author of three books: Against Which; Bringing the Shovel Down; and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Catalog was also a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, the Ohioana Book Award, the Balcones Poetry Prize, the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award, and it was... Read More →
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Claudia Inglessis

Claudia Inglessis is a Junior at Buckingham Browne and Nichols School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She enjoys writing prose poetry, training in classical ballet, reading James Joyce, and baking multitudes of chocolate chip cookies for her school's writer's group
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Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of three books of poetry: Lucky Fish, winner of the Hoffer Grand Prize for Prose and Independent Books; At the Drive-In Volcano; and Miracle Fruit. With Ross Gay, she co-authored Lace & Pyrite, a chapbook of nature poems (Organic Weapon Arts, 2014). She is the poetry editor of Orion magazine and her poems have appeared in the Best American Poetry series, American Poetry Review, New England Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, and Tin House. Awards for her writing include an NEA Fellowship in poetry and the Pushcart Prize. She teaches at The State University of New York at Fredonia, where she was awarded the... Read More →


Friday May 5, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm
PEM Atrium Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970

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