- May 18 2023
- 7:00 pm
- $Give What You Can
Poetry Reading: Crisosto Apache and Kinsale Drake *HYBRID*
Poetry Reading featuring Crisosto Apache and Kinsale Drake presented in partnership with Indigenous Nations Poets.
In person at Woodland Pattern and livestreaming via Crowdcast
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Registration for in-person attendance is below.
Crisosto Apache is originally from Mescalero, New Mexico, on the Mescalero Apache reservation, and currently lives in the Denver area with their spouse. They are Mescalero Apache, Chiricahua Apache, and Diné (Navajo) of the Salt Clan born for the Towering House Clan. They hold an MFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts and are an Assistant Professor of English. Crisosto’s debut collection is GENESIS (Lost Alphabet, 2018). Their second book recently released is Ghostword (Gnashing Teeth Publishing, 2022). They are also the Associate Poetry Editor of The Offing Magazine, and their profile can be seen on the Poetry Foundation's website as well as their website www.crisostoapache.com.
Kinsale Drake (Diné) is a poet, playwright, and performer based out of the Southwest. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Poetry, Poets.org, Best New Poets, Poetry Northwest, MTV, Teen Vogue, Time, and elsewhere. She recently graduated from Yale University, where she received the J. Edgar Meeker Prize, the Academy of American Poets College Prize, and the Young Native Playwrights Award. She is the winner of the 2022 Joy Harjo Poetry Prize.
This program is presented as part of Native Writers in the 21st Century, made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Now in its sixteenth season, this ongoing reading, workshop, and lecture series focuses on presenting Indigenous writers of significant stature or promise at every stage of their careers.
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Registration is required for in-person event attendance at Woodland Pattern, as is a nominal ticket donation to hold seats. Gallery attendance is limited to 20 audience members. Each attendee must register individually.