How do our families’ stories and secrets shape us?
On Thursday, February 4th at 8:00 pm ET, join Danielle Geller, author of the memoir Dog Flowers, and K-Ming Chang, author of the novel Bestiary, in conversation with One World senior editor Nicole Counts. They’ll explore the experience of uncovering truths through writing, and the constraints—and possibilities—inherent in our individual heritage. An intimate discussion, this conversation will touch upon mothers, mothering, birds, and how both writers uncovered family secrets in the process of writing their books.
We are thrilled to partner with The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation!
Danielle Geller is a writer of personal essays and memoir. She received her MFA in creative writing for nonfiction at the University of Arizona, and a Rona Jaffe Writers’ Award in 2016. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Brevity, and Arizona Highways, and has been anthologized in This Is the Place. She is a member of the Navajo Nation: born to the Tsi’naajinii, born for the white man.
K-Ming Chang, “5 Under 35”, is a Kundiman Fellow and a Lambda Literary Award finalist in poetry. Her poems have been anthologized in Ink Knows No Borders, Best New Poets 2018, Bettering American Poetry Vol. 3, the 2019 Pushcart Prize Anthology, and elsewhere.
One World’s mission has always been to find books for readers who want to rethink the past, understand the present, and imagine new futures. Ideas x Action is our virtual conversation series, taking One World’s mission into a new digital space.