Event Announcement: Tacey Atsitty - Poetry Reading from "Rain Scald"


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A Poetry Reading from "Rain Scald"
Tacey M. Atsitty

Atsitty will read from her forthcoming poetry collection, "Rain Scald," which pulls stories from the land and explores how and where Mormonism and Navajo ways of life intersect.

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Monday, June 6, 7:00 PM (MST)
B-192 JFSB (Education in Zion Auditorium)
Open to the Public
Streaming Live at the BYU Redd Center YouTube Channel

Tacey M. Atsitty, Diné, is Tsénahabiłnii (Sleep Rock People) and born for Ta'neeszahnii (Tangle People) from Cove, AZ. She is a recipient of the Truman Capote Creative Writing Fellowship, the Corson-Browning Poetry Prize, and Morning Star Creative Writing. She holds Bachelor's degrees from Brigham Young University and the Institute of American Indian Arts, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Cornell University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Crab Orchard Review, Kenyon Review Online, Prairie Schooner, Crazyhorse, New Poets of the American West Anthology, and other publications. Her first book is Rain Scald (UNM Press, 2017).


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