Our next Letter in the Mail comes from Lidia Yuknavitch! Lidia writes to us about the only thing that can be done in times like these, the importance of breathing, and remembering we are all pieces of each other and the stars and all the elements around us.
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Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the bestselling novel, The Small Backs of Children (winner of the 2016 Oregon Book Award’s Ken Kesey Award for Fiction and the Reader’s Choice Award), the novel Dora: A Headcase, and three books of short fiction. Her widely acclaimed memoir, The Chronology of Water, was a finalist for a PEN Center USA Award for Creative Nonfiction and winner of a PNBA Award and the Oregon Book Award Reader’s Choice. Her novel The Book of Joan was released by Harper in April 2017, as is her forthcoming book based on her recent TED Talk, The Misfit’s Manifesto (Fall 2017). Lidia founded the workshop series Corporeal Writing in Portland, Oregon, where she teaches both in-person and online. She received her doctorate in Literature from the University of Oregon. She lives in Oregon with her husband Andy Mingo and their renaissance man son, Miles. She is a very good swimmer.
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