Tanaya Winder Awarded Spring 2010 Orlando Poetry Prize

Tanya WinderTANAYA WINDER is from the Southern Ute and Duckwater Shoshone Nations and¬†was raised on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation in Ignacio, Colorado. She was a finalist in the 2009 Joy Harjo Poetry Competition and her work is forthcoming in Cutthroat: a journal of the arts’ 5th Anniversary Issue and the Spring 2010 issue of Yellow Medicine Review: a journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought. She currently lives, works, and writes in Colorado.

Read her winning poem, “The Impermanence of Human Sculptures,” here.

Author: A Room of Her Own

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