In honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day, Navajo Nation citizen Danielle Geller will give a live online talk about her debut memoir, "Dog Flowers," which Kirkus described as "a Navajo woman's memoir of family, loss, and self-discovery."
Join us to watch together at Columbia College's New Hall with refreshments served at 6:30 p.m. Or, to watch from home, register here to receive a Zoom link.
Danielle Geller is a writer of personal essays and memoir. Her first book, "Dog Flowers," was published by One World/Random House in 2021. Her work has appeared in Guernica, The Paris Review Daily, The New Yorker and Brevity, and has been anthologized in "This Is the Place" and "The Diné Reader: An Anthology of Navajo Literature." She received the Rona Jaffe Writers’ Award in 2016, and her book is a finalist for the BC and Yukon Book Prizes’s Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize and the Jim Deva Prize for Writing that Provokes. She teaches creative writing at the University of Victoria and the low-residency MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. She is a citizen of the Navajo Nation: born to the Tsi’naajinii, born for the bilagaana, but she currently lives in British Columbia with her husband and two cats.
This talk is presented in partnership with Columbia College's Stafford Library and Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.