Layli Long Soldier

Long Soldier photo   


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


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.