English Writing Events - Layli Long Soldier

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
6:00 PM (ET)
Russell House
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Erin Ogrean
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English
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https://eaglet.wesleyan.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=79137

Long Soldier is the author of WHEREAS, a brilliant collection of prose poems, short lyrics, and longer narrative sequences that confronts the coercive language of the United States government in its responses, treaties, and apologies to Native American peoples and tribes. She the recipient of a 2015 Lannan Fellowship for Poetry, a 2015 National Artist Fellowship from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, and a 2016 Whiting Writers' Award.  

—A poem excerpted from her WHEREAS

An interview

—A NY Times book review by poet Natalie Diaz

Head shot Layli Long Soldier

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