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ELISSA WASHUTA 

 

Elissa Washuta is a member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and a nonfiction writer. She is the author of My Body Is a Book of Rules and Starvation Mode, and her book White Magic is forthcoming from Tin House Books. With Theresa Warburton, she is co-editor of the anthology Shapes of Native Nonfiction: Collected Essays by Contemporary Writers. She has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Creative Capital, Artist Trust, 4Culture, and Potlatch Fund. Elissa is an assistant professor of creative writing at the Ohio State University.

 

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BOOKS 

 

MY BODY IS A BOOK OF RULES STARVATION MODE SHAPES OF NATIVE NONFICTION

 

 

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ESSAYS

 

 

 

 

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CONVERSATIONS

 

Kristen Millares Young, The Rumpus, 2020

Theresa Warburton, Triangle House, 2019

Jennifer Baker, Electric Literature, 2019

Colin Dickey, Longreads, 2019

The Rumpus Book Club Chat, 2019

Maddie Norris and Ander Monson, Essay Daily, 2019

Lily Philpott, PEN America, 2019

Interlochen Review, 2019

Lauren Grabowski, Triangle House Review, 2018

Tin House, 2018

Meredith Doench, Adroit Journal, 2018

Katharine Coldiron, The Rumpus, 2018

Nichole L. Reber, Electric Literature, 2016

Aleenah Ansari, The Daily, 2016

Lynn Schnaiberg, Crosscut, 2016

Deborah Bach, UW Today, 2016

Elizabeth Ogle, 2016

Paul Constant, Inlander, 2016

Amy Long, Points, 2016

Chelsea Hodson, Literary Hub, 2015

Elsewhere Lit, 2015

Cherie Newman, The Write Question, 2014

Tai Dietrich, Crossroads Literary Journal, 2014

Carla Sameth and Christina Bacock, Pasadena Weekly, 2014

Megan Burbank, The Portland Mercury, 2014

Largehearted Boy, 2014

Samantha Updegrave. Bitch Media, 2014

Rich Smith, City Arts, 2014

Rauan Klassnik, HTMLGiant, 2013

 

 

 

 

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