About the Event
Tune into BMI’s Instagram account! Our Shearing Fellow Kristen Arnett will be talking books & booze & everything in between, and bringing some joy to our afternoons.
This will be a recurring event with different literary guests every week.
On April 29, we welcome 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, Creative Capital, Artist Trust, 4Culture, and Potlatch Fund. Elissa is an assistant professor of creative writing at the Ohio State University.