Dry Safe & Together
2018 Arizona Commission on the Arts Artist Research and Development Grant; Bill Desmond Writing Award
"Drysafe and Together"
Indiana Review, Spring 2021
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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