Aimi Hamraie

Aimi Hamraie is associate professor of medicine, health, and society at Vanderbilt University, where they direct the Critical Design Lab. They are also a third-generation Iranian plant person, soil builder, and orchardist. A certified permaculture designer, they live and work on the original homelands of the Cherokee, Shawnee, Chickasaw, and Yuchi peoples—Nashville, Tennessee.

Autumn, a Revision

This is how you will write now, now that your to-do list grows and grows despite the shortening days. This is how you will seek slow, spacious time. This is how you will revise the very idea of a new school year.