516 WORDS: Layli Long Soldier, Luci Tapahonso, Edie Tsong, & Elizabeth Jacobson

516 WORDS: Layli Long Shoulder, Luci Tapahonso, Edie Tsong

Watch a literary reading by New Mexico women writers across various cultures: Luci Tapahonso (Navajo), Professor Emerita of English Literature at UNM, inaugural Poet Laureate of the Navajo Nation, the recipient of a 2018 Native Arts and Culture Foundation Artist Fellowship, and the author of three children’s books and six books of poetry; Layli Long Soldier (Oglala Lakota), recipient of a National Artist Fellowship from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, a Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry, and a Whiting Writer’s Award; and Edie Tsong (Taiwanese American), whose interdisciplinary projects explore the functionality and form of language and its relationship to identity, and who is founding director of Snow Poems project, collaborative temporary installations of original poetry on windows.