Aimee Herman is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominated poet and performance artist based in Brooklyn, New York, looking to disembowel the architecture of gender and what it means to queer the body.
Aimee is also the Finalist of Split this Rock poetry contest (2013) for poem, interchangeable genitals; Finalist for Matrix Lit Pop Awards 2013 and 2014; and Finalist for Button Poetry’s Exploding Pinecone Press Chapbook Contest (2013).
Aimee is also the author of two books of poetry, “to go without blinking” (BlazeVOX books) and “meant to wake up feeling” (great weather for MEDIA)
Find Aimee’s poems in The Outrider Review, nin journal, Wild Gender, Nerve Lantern, Lavender Review, EDUCE, Sous Les Paves, the Lambda Literary Award winning anthology: Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat Books), in the full-length collection, to go without blinking (BlazeVOX books), the recent chapbook, rooted, (Dancing Girl Press), and in the full-length book of poems, meant to wake up feeling (great weather for MEDIA). Aimee is an adjunct professor at Bronx Community College, a faculty member with Poetry Teachers NYC and a host for The Inspired Word open mic erotica series “Titillating Tongues”. In addition, Aimee has been featured at Dixon Place’s Hot! Festival, The Fresh Fruit Festival, HOWL fest, and the Dumbo Arts Festival.
Aimee has guest taught at various universities and colleges including: CUNY Grad Center, St Johns University (Queens), Malloy College (Long Island), Stoneybrook University (Long Island), City College of New York, and Metro State (CO).
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