Aimee Mackovic is a poet and professor of English currently living in Austin, TX. Her work has appeared in journals such as Main Street Rag, Gravel, and Shark Reef, among others. She was the featured poet of Issue 9 of UCity Review. Her chapbooks include Potpourri and Dearly Beloved: the Prince poems. Her debut collection, Love Junky, was released in October 2017. Obsessions include traveling, buying books at used book stores, Prince & the color purple, and Broadway musical soundtracks.
In December of 2019, Aimee received a a heart and liver transplant after going into cardiac and liver failure. She then received a kidney transplant in June of 2022. She writes about her entire journey - starting with her congenital heart defect through two transplant journeys and the very lengthy recovery in her memoir, Contains Recycled Parts. Find it at Amazon, Bookshop.org, or contact her.