ONLINE EVENT: Deborah Miranda (Bad Indians) LIVE

Thursday May 28 2020   7:00 PM
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During the Shelter in Place, The Center for Literary Arts of San José is presenting live readings online with poets, writers, and translators, and the local presses who publish them.

Their second event features Deborah A. Miranda, author of Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir, published by Heyday. Deborah’s reading will be streamed on Facebook Live and Instagram Live on Thursday, May 28 at 7PM.

Deborah A. Miranda is an enrolled member of the Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation of California, and is also of Chumash and Jewish ancestry. The author of two poetry collections—Indian Cartography, which won the Diane Decorah Award for First Book from the Native Writer’s Circle of the Americas, and The Zen of La Llorona, nominated for the Lambda Literary Award—she also has a collection of essays, The Hidden Stories of Isabel Meadows and Other California Indian Lacunae, forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press. Miranda is an associate professor of English at Washington and Lee University and says reading lists for her students include as many books by “bad Indians” as possible.

Visit Deborah Miranda’s blog, BAD NDNS:

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Deborah A. Miranda
Deborah A. Miranda is an enrolled member of the Ohlone-Costanoan Esselen Nation of the Greater Monterey Bay Area in California. Her mixed-genre book Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir (Heyday 2013), received the 2015 PEN-Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award, a Gold Medal from the Independent Publishers Association, and was short-listed for the William Saroyan Literary Award. She is also the author of four poetry collections: Indian CartographyThe Zen of La LloronaRaised by Humans, and the forthcoming Altar for Broken Things. She is coeditor of Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature. Deborah lives in Lexington, Virginia with her wife Margo and a variety of rescue dogs. She is the Thomas H. Broadus, Jr. Professor of English at Washington and Lee University, where she teaches literature of the margins and creative writing.
Visit Deborah Miranda’s blog, BAD NDNS.