Aimee Baker

Writer | Lecturer


Aimée Baker’s first collection of poetry, Doe, was selected by Allison Joseph as the 2016 Akron Prize winner at University of Akron Press and will be published in 2018.  Her fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction have appeared in journals such as The Southern Review, Gulf Coast, The Massachusetts Review, and Guernica. In 2014, she received the Read more about About[…]


12.13.15 – “Bone Woman,” “La belle au bois dormant,” and “Magnetic Declination” have been selected for publication  by Zone 3. 11.16.15 – My long poem “The Saints of the Last Days” appears at Guernica. 11.11.15 – I was selected as a finalist for a Barbara Deming Memorial Fund grant. This grant awards funds to women Read more about News[…]


Zone 3 Poems: “Bone Woman,” “La belle au bois dormant,” and “Magnetic Declination.”   Puerto del Sol, 51.2 Poem: “A Painting of the Body”     Washington Square Review, 37 Poem: “Blood Relics”       Sonora Review Poem: “These Dark Centuries”     The Journal, 40.2 Poem: “Things a Girl Should Know” (full text Read more about Poetry[…]


“The Persistence of Memory.” Best of the West 2009 anthology.       “The Persistence of Memory.” Gulf Coast. Excerpt: “On the day before the locusts came, Lavinia’s daughter died alone in the back room. Lavinia had been heating water, hoping a bath would remove the cherry red stain covering Cecilia’s cheeks, arms, and chest. Read more about Fiction[…]