Public lecture and reception for Kelli Ford

Artist Talk, SAR Boardroom

Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 5:30 pm, Free

Kelli Jo Ford, 2016 Indigenous Writer-in-ResidenceKelli Jo Ford, 2016 Indigenous Writer-in-ResidenceKelli Jo Ford, 2016 Indigenous Writer-in-Residence

Kelli Ford is the 2016 Indigenous Writer-in-Residence at SAR and the recipient of the 2016 Elizabeth George Foundation Artistic Grant. While at SAR, she will be working on polishing up her book, Crooked Hallelujah. Ms. Ford is Cherokee and grew up in the land around the Red River that separates Oklahoma from Texas and is known among her people as “Jumping Off Point.” Kelli earned her M.F.A in Creative Writing in 2007 from George Mason University. She will discuss the journey that lead to Crooked Halleluhah during her lecture. A reception to meet the artist will be held immediately following the presentation at 6:30 pm.



Sponsored by Lannan Foundation

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