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Reading by Elissa Washuta

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 4:30pm

Klarman Hall, Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium (G70 Klarman Hall)
232 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

The Spring 2019 Barbara & David Zalaznick Creative Writing Reading Series continues with a reading by nonfiction writer Elissa Washuta.

Elissa Washuta is a member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and a nonfiction writer. She is the author of Starvation Mode and My Body Is a Book of Rules, named a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. With Theresa Warburton, she is co-editor of the anthology Shapes of Native Nonfiction: Collected Essays by Contemporary Writers. She has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Trust, 4Culture, Potlatch Fund, and Hugo House. Washuta is an assistant professor of creative writing at The Ohio State University.

Books by Elissa Washuta will be available for purchase at the reading, and a reception and book signing will follow in the English Lounge, 258 Goldwin Smith Hall

Free and open to the public

This event is presented by the Department of English / Creative Writing Program at Cornell University

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Event Type

Reading, Author Appearance

Departments

English

Tags

cashum, engdep, cwpweb

Website

http://english.cornell.edu/zalaznick

Cost

Free

Contact E-Mail

creativewriting@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Lynn Lauper

Contact Phone

607.225.7847

Speaker

Elissa Washuta

Dept. Web Site

english.cornell.edu

Disability Access Information

The venue is wheelchair accessible and equipped with assistive listening technology. If you need additional accommodations to participate in this event, please contact us as soon as possible.

Open To

Public

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