Living on the Borderlines

Free & Open to the Public

When: Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Writer’s Story: 4 pm in Ness Second Floor Lobby, KHP

Reading and Reception: 7 pm, Studio Theatre, KHP

Dr. Melissa Michal is of Seneca descent. Her creative work explores historical trauma and resilience within her own community.

Melissa Michal

She has work appearing in The Florida Review, Yellow Medicine Review, and the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program’s Narrative Witnessing project. Dr. Michal’s short story collection, Living on the Borderlines (Feminist Press, 2019) was a finalist for the Louise Meriwether first book prize. She finished her novel, Along the Hills, and is working on a nonfiction collection, Broken Blood, and critical monograph, Haudenosaunee Good Mind: Combating Literary Erasure and Genocide of American Indian Presence with Literature Curriculum and Literary Criticism. She is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Pacific Lutheran University.