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