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Author of "Whereas," Layli Long Soldier

  • Recurring daily
  • Dates: April 23, 2020 to April 24, 2020
  • Times: Thursday at 7:30pm; Friday at 11am
  • Admission: Free
  • Hollins University
    7916 Williamson Road
    Roanoke, VA 24019
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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

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Author of "Whereas," Layli Long Soldier
  • 7916 Williamson Road
  • Roanoke, VA 24019
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  • Hollins University
  • Free
  • Recurring daily