Community Potluck Gathering with Layli Long Soldier

Thu, April 7, 2022 6:00 PM - Thu, April 7, 2022 8:00 PM at Nokomis Cultural Heritage Center, 5153 Marsh Rd., Okemos

Please join us at Nokomis Cultural Heritage Center as we welcome Layli Long Soldier with food and community.

Optional: Bring a dish to share.


About Layli Long Soldier

Brown-haired woman looking downLayli Long Soldier holds a B.F.A. from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an M.F.A. from Bard College. Her poems have appeared in  POETRY Magazine, The New York Times, The American PoetThe American ReaderThe Kenyon ReviewBOMB and elsewhere. She is the recipient of an NACF National Artist Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a Whiting Award, and was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award. She has also received the 2018 PEN/Jean Stein Award, the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award, a 2021 Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Literature, and the 2021 Michael Murphy Memorial Poetry Prize in the UK. She is the author of Chromosomory (Q Avenue Press, 2010) and WHEREAS (Graywolf Press, 2017). She resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.