LeAnne Howe to read at Vermont college of Fine Arts

LeAnne Howe, Vermont College of Fine Arts alumna and visiting faculty member, will read from her latest book, Chocalking on Other Realities, on December 30 at the college. Check VCFA’s website for details about the event.

Howe was recently interviewed for issue twelve of Superstition Review, an online literary magazine at Arizona State University. She discusses the power of humor, the fluidity of genre and Choctalking on Other Realities. Howe writes, “In the memoir, Choctalking on Other Realities, I’m trying to show how one thing leads to another and is connected in the memories we embody the rest of our lives. I’m also trying to show what tribalography is for American Indians, how we embody our particular tribal histories as well. I was born in Edmond, Oklahoma in a home for unwed Indian mothers. After five days my adopted Cherokee Mother came for me and we traveled together to my Cherokee grandmother’s house, yet I am wholly Choctaw. If it seems like a contradiction, it is. But that is the basis for all stories.”

Read the full interview here.

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