Qwo-Li Driskill, “Two-Spirit Creative Resistance”

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:00pm

Driskill is a (noncitizen) Cherokee Two-Spirit and queer writer, activist and performer also of African, Irish, Lenape, Lumbee and Osage ascent. The author of “Walking with Ghosts: Poems” and “Asegi Stories: Cherokee Queer and Two-Spirit Memory,” Driskill was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award in 2017. Driskill is associate professor and director of graduate studies in women, gender and sexuality at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore.

About the Creative Writers Series
Six creative writers and scholars will speak at WSU Vancouver on six Wednesday nights between Jan. 16 and April 10. The speakers represent a variety of literary genres and fields, from poetry to creative nonfiction and publishing. Each presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Some authors will have books available for purchase.

Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Pavithra Narayanan at pavitraa@wsu.edu.

Dengerink Administration Building, Rooms 129/130

Event accessibility

If you have a disability that requires special materials, services or assistance, contact the Access Center at 360-546-9238 or van.access.center@wsu.edu as soon as possible to discuss your specific needs.