Layli Long Soldier

Layli Long Soldier
Poetry, Tribal

Layli Long Soldier holds a bachelor’s from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA from Bard College. Her full-length poetry collection, Whereas, won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. Long Soldier has received a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a Native Arts and Cultures Foundation National Artist Fellowship, and a Whiting Award. A citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation, she lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


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