Institute of American Indian Arts

Free Admission to nightly readings on the IAIA campus

SANTA FE, NM – December 18, 2014 – The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing presents

The Writers Festival — January 3-9, 2015

Readings by noted authors will take place each night beginning at 6 pm in the Auditorium — located in the Library and Technology Center (LTC) on the IAIA campus — 83 Avan Nu Po Road, minutes off of Richards Avenue on the south side of Santa Fe.

Joy Harjo (Mvskoke-Creek), appearing January 8th.

I will be at the Institute of American Indian Arts Low Residency writing program, reading with Linda Hogan on Thursday, January 8th. Joining me will be special guest, Santa Fe’s best Robert Muller on keyboards.

She has published seven books of poetry, including How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, the New Mexico Governor’s Award, the Rasmuson United States Artist Fellowship, and the William Carlos Williams Award. Her memoir Crazy Brave (W.W. Norton 2012), received the PEN USA Literary Award and an American Book Award. She performs with her saxophone, solo and with her band, the Arrow Dynamics, and has five CDʻs of music and poetry, including Red Dreams, A Trail Beyond Tears. A new poetry collection, Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings, is forthcoming from Norton.