WHEREAS: A Poetry Reading and Discussion with Layli Long Soldier


Thursday, March 22, 2018, 4:15pm


Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden Street

Layli Long Soldier holds a BFA in creative writing from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA from Bard College.

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Admission: Register Online

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Her poems have appeared in the “American Indian Journal of Culture and Research," "American Poets,” “BOMB,” the “Brooklyn Rail,” “Eleven Eleven,” “KR Online,” “Mud City,” the “New York Times,” “PEN America,” and “Poetry,” among others. She is a recipient of a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a National Artist Fellowship from the Native Arts & Culture Foundation, and a Whiting Award, and she was a finalist for a 2017 National Book Award. She is the author of “WHEREAS” and “Chromosomory.” She resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Long Soldier will be introduced and moderated by Nick Estes, a fellow at the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University and cofounder of the Red Nation, a Native-led political organization committed to revitalizing indigenous kinship and combating anti-indigenous violence in all of its manifestations. Register online.