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Aimée Baker


Lecturer, Professional Writing Certificate

Aimée Baker's first collection of poetry, Doe, won the 2016 Akron Prize and was published by the University of Akron Press in 2018. This collection of poetry about missing and unidentified women is currently being turned into a documentary film, She, starring Kate Mulgrew, Raven Goodwin, and Coco Jones.

As a first generation high school graduate and college student, Aimée received her B.A. in English and History from St. Lawrence University and her M.F.A. in Fiction from Arizona State University. At ASU, she held writing and teaching residencies in India and China. She was also the prose editor of ASU’s literary journal Hayden’s Ferry Review.

Prior to joining the faculty at SUNY Plattsburgh, she worked professionally as a writer and program developer for arts and healthcare nonprofits. Now, she heads the Professional Writing Certificate and serves as executive editor at Saranac Review.

  • Education
    • M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Arizona State University
    • B.A. in English and History, St. Lawrence University
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