University of Georgia Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe will be honored during an event at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs virtual conference on Friday, March 5th from 1:20 - 2:20 p.m. (EST). See here to register for the conference.
According to the event write up: "Singing Still: A Tribute to LeAnne Howe. As an award winning poet, playwright, novelist, scholar, and instructor, LeAnne Howe has been instrumental in transforming the landscape of Native American literature over the course of two decades. She has taught in multiple universities, lectured internationally, and helped create seminal works of literary criticism. Come celebrate Howe’s contributions to Native letters, theater, and her recent Savage Conversations with members of the Indigenous Aboriginal American Writers Caucus."
Event participants include:
Travis Hedge Coke, a writer, editor, and teacher, working with Along the Chaparral to story interred veterans at the Riverside National Cemetery.
Dean Rader, a writer and professor at the University of San Francisco.
Ryan Neighbors, a lecturer at Texas A&M University in McAllen.
Deborah Taffa, who teaches creative nonfiction at Washington University in St Louis.
More info here. Scroll to the bottom of the page.