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2017 Manastash Student Literary Magazine now available in the
English Department
Language and Literature RM 423
   Free to all students.



Careers and the Value of an English Major


Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series


Kate Lebo, Tiffany Midge, and Elissa Washuta

May 23, 2017 at 7:30pm

Museum of Culture - Dean Hall


Kate Lebo

Kate Lebo is the author of two cookbooks, Pie School and A Commonplace Book of Pie. Her essays and poems have appeared in Best American Essays, Best New Poets, New England Review, Willow Springs, High Desert Journal, The Rumpus, and Gastronomica. In 2017, Sasquatch Books will release Pie & Whiskey, an anthology co-edited with Sam Ligon and based on their popular Pie & Whiskey reading series. She lives in Spokane, Washington.


Tiffany Midge

Tiffany Midge is an assistant poetry editor for The Rumpus, and a humor columnist for Indian Country Today Media Network. Her poetry collection "The Woman Who Married a Bear" (University of New Mexico Press) won the Kenyon Review Earthworks Indigenous Poetry Prize. Tiffany's work has been featured in McSweeney’s, The Rumpus, Waxwing, The Butter, Okey-Pankey, and Moss. Tiffany is a Hunkpapa Lakota and allergic to horses. She aspires to be the distinguished writer in residence in Seattle’s Space Needle.


Elissa Washuta

Elissa Washuta, a member of the Cowlitz Indian tribe, is the author of two books, Starvation Mode and My Body Is a Book of Rules. Essayist and poet Kate Lebo is the author of Pie School: Lessons in Fruit, Flour and Butter, and A Commonplace Book of Pie. Poet Tiffany Midge, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, is the author of Outlaws, Renegades and Saints: Diary of a Mixed-Up Halfbreed, The Woman Who Married a Bear, and others.

There will be a discussion panel in Black Hall-151 from 12-1pm that addresses  editor-author relationships as well as perspectives on Native issues.


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