R297. Indigenous-Aboriginal American Writers Caucus
Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
Erika T. Wurth's published works include a novel, two poetry collections & a forthcoming short story collection, Buckskin Cocaine. Her work has appeared in numerous journals. She teaches creative writing at Western Illinois University, and she was a guest writer at IAIA. She is Apache/Chickasaw/Cherokee.
LeAnne Howe (Choctaw) writes novels, plays, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Her memoir, Choctalking on Other Realities (2013) won the inaugural 2014 MLA Prize for Studies in Native American Literature. Other awards include the 2012 United States Artist Ford Fellowship, and an American Book Award for Shell Shaker.
Toni Jensen is the author of the story collection From the Hilltop. Her stories and essays have been published in journals and anthologies, including Catapult, Ecotone, and Denver Quarterly. She teaches creative writing at the University of Arkansas. She is Métis.
Michael Wasson is the author of This American Ghost. He serves as an editor for Bettering American Poetry and As/Us Journal. He is nimíipuu and teaches abroad.