Layli LongSoldier holds a BFA in creative writing from the Institute of American Indian Arts and is currently pursuing her MFA at Bard College. Her poems have appeared in The American Indian Culture and Research Journal, the anthology Sing: Poetry from the Indigenous Americas and a forthcoming issue of Kenyon Review Online. She also exhibits visual works, with her most recent installation at the Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School on the Pine Ridge Reservation, SD. She resides in Tsaile, AZ on the Navajo Nation and is an adjunct faculty member at Dine’ College. Her first chapbook of poetry is titled, Chromosomory (Q Ave Press, 2010).