November is Native American Heritage Month, declared on Aug. 30, 1990 by former President George H. W. Bush. In celebration, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is hosting Native author Erika T. Wurth on Nov. 14 in the Student Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m as part of CSUMB’s Writers from the Edge series.
Writers from the Edge is an annual series from the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, showcasing contemporary authors with unique perspectives on relevant issues in the United States, in alignment with CSUMB’s Vision Statement of “commitment to multilingual, multicultural, gender-equitable learning.”
Wurth will be reading and discussing her work with students, including “Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend,” “You Who Enter Here” and “Buckskin Cocaine.” Wurth is currently a creative writing teacher at Western Illinois University.
The event is free and light refreshments will be served.