Phoenix Writers Network: An Evening with Ursula Pike

Phoenix Writers Network: An Evening with Ursula Pike

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Writing about Places Familiar and Unfamiliar with award-winning travel memoir writer, Ursula Pike.

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A good book takes us to places we've never been. Whether fiction or nonfiction, the art of creating believeable settings is crucial to storytelling. Ursula Pike, an award-winning travel writer, will share her secrets to writing about place and bringing setting alive on the page. Join us for this informative and enjoyable evening! All are welcome.

Ursula Pike (she/her) is the author of An Indian among los Indígenas: A Native Travel Memoir (2021) from Heyday Books. Ursula lives in Austin, Texas, and writes about identity, Native American issues, economics, travel, and powwows. She has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the Institute of American Indian Arts and a master’s degree in Economics from Western Illinois University. She is a member of the Karuk Tribe. Her work has appeared in LitHub, Yellow Medicine Review, Ligeia Magazine, World Literature Today, and O’Dark 30.

An Indian among los Indígenas: A Native Travel Memoir was named as Simsonian Magazine’s Ten Best Books About Travel of 2021and Ms. Magazine’s Most Anticipated Reads for the Rest of Us 2021.

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