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Dry Safe & Together

West Virginia University Press: In Place, 2025

2018 Arizona Commission on the Arts Artist Research and Development Grant; Bill Desmond Writing Award

  • "Drysafe and Together"

               Indiana Review, Spring 2021

  • "Doudouismé of Kokomo"

               March Xness, March 2020

  • "Late Day in the Country of Eighteen Tides"


  • "Speak, Stalagmite"

               Complete Sentence, Summer 2020


Out now! Indiana Review: Vol. 43. [link]


Featuring the essay, "Drysafe and Together." A small Louisiana island is subsiding into the Gulf of Mexico. This work of long-form journalism explores the relationship between the indigenous Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Indians who live there and the state agency that's trying to broker an acceptable resettlement plan.


Keywords: climate resiliency, climate refugee, subsidence, ethnography, resettlement, climate writer

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