Reading - Literary | October 5 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library
Layli Long Soldier
Layli Long Soldier received a 2015 Lannan Fellowship for Poetry, a 2015 National Artist Fellowship from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, and a 2016 Whiting Writers' Award. She is the author of Chromosomory and WHEREAS and has served as contributing editor of Drunken Boat. I am, she writes, a citizen of the United States and an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, meaning I am a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nationand in this dual citizenship I must work, I must eat, I must art, I must mother, I must friend, I must listen, I must observe, constantly I must live. She teaches at Diné College and lives in Santa Fe, NM.