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Quarantine Storytime // Deborah A. Miranda
May 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm PDTFree
During the Shelter in Place, CLA is presenting live readings online with poets, writers, and translators, and the local presses who publish them.
Our 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 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 Cartography, The Zen of La Llorona, Raised 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.