Layli Long Soldier

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Tuesday, March 12

Workshop
10–11 am
Emy Frentz Gallery | 523 S 2nd St., Mankato

Wednesday, March 13

Workshop
10–11 am
Emy Frentz Gallery | 523 S 2nd St., Mankato

Thursday, March 14

Workshop
10–11 am
Emy Frentz Gallery | 523 S 2nd St., Mankato

Craft Talk
3:00pm–4:00pm
First Congregational UCC | 150 Stadium Ct., Mankato

Reading
7:30–8:30 pm
Room 245, Centennial Student Union
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Real-time captioning will be provided.

Books will be available for purchase.

Friday, March 15

Workshop
10–11 am
Emy Frentz Gallery | 523 S 2nd St., Mankato

After Good Thunder
12:00-1:00 pm
The Coffee Hag|329 N Riverfront Dr., Mankato
Join Candace and Carson for an informal discussion of Layli Long Soldier’s residency.
What knocked your socks off? What are you still thinking about?


Layli Long Soldier earned a BFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA with honors from Bard College. She is the author of the chapbook Chromosomory (2010) and the full-length collection Whereas (2017), which won the National Books Critics Circle award, the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, and was a finalist for the National Book Awards. She has been a contributing editor to Drunken Boat and is 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. Long Soldier, a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation, lives in Tsaile, Ariz., in the Navajo Nation and is an adjunct faculty member at Dine College.