Debra Magpie Earling Fiction Reading
APRIL 12, 2021 | 6:00 PM PT YOUTUBE LIVE | FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY
About the event
Debra Magpie Earling is a Native American novelist and short story writer, and professor of English at the University of Montana, Missoula. Earling is a member of the Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation. She is the author of Perma Red (2002) and The Lost Journals of Sacajewea (2012). Her first novel Perma Red won the Western Writers Association Spur Award, WWA’s Medicine Pipe Bearer Award for Best First Novel, a WILLA Literary Award, and the American Book Award. The Lost Journals of Sacajewea, a collaboration with photographer Peter Rutledge Koch, re-invents the life of Sacajewea, the Shoshone guide in the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Debra Magpie Earling’s visit is part of the Creative Writing Speaker Series~English 499 offered through Washington State University Vancouver. Special thanks to Pavithra Narayanan and Chelsea Ratzlaff. Sponsors: WSU Vancouver Library, WSU Vancouver Academic Affairs, WSU Vancouver College of Arts and Sciences, WSU Vancouver Council on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, WSU Common Reading Program.