S2 E9 – Shapes of Native Nonfiction

S2 E9 – Shapes of Native Nonfiction

 
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In this episode, we discuss selections from the 2019 anthology Shapes of Native Nonfiction, co-edited by Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton. Also: Elena does Pennsylvania accents, we issue a warning about robots taking over college campuses, we honor Pennsylvania’s contribution to saving democracy with a Philly cocktail, a Philly-themed lightning round, and more!

Episode links:

Shapes of Native Nonfiction: https://uwapress.uw.edu/book/9780295745756/shapes-of-native-nonfiction/ 

Sasha LaPointe’s craft essay, “Fairy Tales, Trauma, Writing into Dissociation”:

https://therumpus.net/2016/10/the-saturday-rumpus-essay-fairy-tales-trauma-writing-into-dissociation/

Toni Jensen’s essay “Women in the Fracklands”:

https://catapult.co/stories/women-in-the-fracklands-on-water-land-bodies-and-standing-rock

Elissa Washuta’s list of recent Native lit on Bookshop.org:

https://bookshop.org/lists/books-by-native-indigenous-writers-forthcoming

The new issue of Territory:

http://themapisnot.com/issue-12-alaska

The Citywide Special, or at least the way we drank it:

  1. Open a can of shitty beer.  
  2. Pour a shot of cheap bourbon. 
  3. Drink them both.
  4. (Optional) Repeat 4 times, then start a fight with a Mets fan

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