Home / Exploring Mixed Latinx and Indigenous Identities of the American Southwest: A Conversation with Author Kali Fajardo-Anstine
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:30pmUptown Campus
Kali Fajardo-Anstine is the bestselling author of Woman of Light and Sabrina & Corina, a finalist for the National BookAward, the PEN/Bingham Prize, The Story Prize, and winner of an American Book Award. She is the 2021 recipientof the Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her work has been honored with the DenverMayor’s Award for Global Impact in the Arts and the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers AssociationReading the West Award. She has written for The New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE, The American Scholar,Boston Review, and elsewhere, and has received fellowships from MacDowell, Yaddo, Hedgebrook, and TinHouse. Fajardo-Anstine earned her MFA from the University of Wyoming and has lived across the country, fromDurango, Colorado, to Key West, Florida. She is the 2022/2023 Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Texas StateUniversity. She is from Denver, Colorado.
We are excited to continue our series featuring Latinx writers that explore Latin America, race, and identity. Theseries features writers that explore topics which reach a range of readers from the young adult to adult genre.Fajardo-Anstine provides a unique perspective on indigenous Latina identity to be included in both the high schoolclassroom and within university courses. Read more about Fajardo-Anstine’s work on her site:https://www.kalifajardoanstine.com/writing. This online program is free and open to the public. Sponsored by theStone Center for Latin American Studies and Newcomb Institute.