Native American writers topic of Binghamton University reading, October 14
Susan Deer Cloud and Elizabeth Tucker will read from Sister Nations: Native American Women Writers on Community at 7 p.m. Monday, October 14, in the Susquehanna Room of the University Union on the Binghamton University campus. The event is free and open to the public.
The book, Sister Nations, is a collection of writings by Native American women writers. It features fiction, prose and poetry that celebrate the rich diversity of writing by Native American women today. Susan Deer Cloud, a graduate of Binghamton University, contributed a number of writings to the book, including “Her Pochontas” and “Doe Season.” She teaches creative writing at the University. Deer Cloud will be joined by Tucker, associate professor of English at the University, who will read from her own writings about her Cherokee background.
The event will offer an open microphone opportunity for audience members to share experiences that celebrate the concept of community.
The reading is sponsored by Binghamton University’s Multicultural Resource Center. For more information, call 607-777-4472.