reading 2: October 29th, 2009

This reading took place at the Black Box Theater, ASU Polytechnic Campus.

Laura Tohe

Laura Tohe is Diné and was raised by her family and relatives on the Navajo reservation. She has written and co-authored four books. Her most recent book, Tseyi, Deep in the Rock won the 2007 Glyph award for Best Poetry and Best Book by Arizona Book Association and is listed as a Southwest Book of the Year 2005 by Tucson Pima Library. She is currently working on a book of oral history on the Navajo Code Talkers. She is the 2006 Dan Schilling Public Scholar for the Arizona Humanities Council. She wrote a commissioned libretto, Enemy Slayer, A Navajo Oratorio, for the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra that made its world premiere in February 2008.