Aracelis Girmay

Aracelis Girmay is an American poet. Her poems trace the connections of transformation and loss across cities and bodies.

In 2011 Girmay was awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. A Cave Canem Fellow and an Acentos board member, she led youth and community writing workshops.

Books in order of publication:

Changing, Changing: Story and Collages – 2005

Teeth – 2007

Kingdom Animalia – 2011

The Black Maria – 2016

Mother Mother You Are Who I Love – 2018

What Do You Know? – 2021

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