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Sat, Apr 22


Center for Public Secrets

Tulsa LitFest: An Evening with Layli Long Soldier

Join us for a reading and book signing with award-winning poet and screenwriter Layli Long Soldier.

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Tulsa LitFest: An Evening with Layli Long Soldier

Time & Location

Apr 22, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Center for Public Secrets, 573 S Peoria Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120, USA

About this Event

Layli Long Soldier is the author of the chapbook Chromosomory (2010) and the full-length collection Whereas (2017), which won the National Books Critics Circle award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. She has been a contributing editor to Drunken Boat and poetry editor at Kore Press; in 2012, her participatory installation, Whereas We Respond, was featured on the Pine Ridge Reservation. In 2015, Long Soldier was awarded a National Artist Fellowship from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation and a Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry. She was awarded a Whiting Writer’s Award in 2016.

Long Soldier is a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

This event is supported by American Indian Quarterly Journal, the College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma State University, and the Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa. Whitty Books is our bookselling partner.

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