Ernestine Shaankaláxt' Hayes
(Wolf House of the Kaagwaantaan clan of the Tlingit nation)
receives 2023 United States Artists Fellowship in Writing
ire'ne lara silva
is named Texas Poet Laureate for 2023
We are OVERJOYED to announce that
VoxFem Network featured author, the brilliant
Ernestine Shaankaláxt' Hayes (Wolf House of
the Kaagwaantaan clan of the Tlingit nation)
was just awarded a 2023 United States Artists Fellowship in Writing! WATCH
her VoxFem Network 2021 Festival reading in an exchange of writings and conversation with two other most extraordinary authors, Mona Susan Power (Standing Rock Sioux nation) and LeAnne Howe (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma).
WOMEN CREATORS FROM EVERY NATION
AND OCCUPIED TERRITORY ON EARTH,
BEARERS OF TRADITIONS THAT PROTECT,
DESTROYERS OF TRADITIONS THAT OPPRESS,
AND INNOVATORS OF A FUTURE
WE HAVEN'T FULLY ENVISIONED YET.
Niña y Cello"
by Chilean artist Liliana Wilson, 2015.
Color pencil and acrylic on paper.