Author of "Whereas," Layli Long Soldier
Thursday, April 23, 7:30 pm
Green Drawing Room, Main
A resident of New Mexico, Layli Long Soldier is the author of Whereas, published by Graywolf Press, winner of the 2018 PEN/Jean Stein Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and finalist for the National Book Award in poetry. She has received a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a National Artist Fellowship from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, and a Whiting Writers’ Award. She has served as a contributing editor of Drunken Boat and poetry editor of Kore Press. Her poems have appeared in The American Poet, The American Reader, The Kenyon Review Online, and other publications. Long Soldier received a B.F.A. from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an M.F.A. from Bard College.
Q & A: Friday, April 24, 11 am
Hollins Room, Wyndham Robertson Library