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Breakout Nonfiction Writer: Lindsay Nixon

  • UNLV Campus, RLL 101 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy Las Vegas United States (map)

Lindsay Nixon is a Cree-Métis-Saulteaux curator, editor, writer, SSHRC doctoral scholarship recipient and McGill Art History PhD student. Nixon has been nominated for a Lambda Literary Award, an Indigenous Voices Literary Award and several National Magazine Awards. Nixon’s first book nîtisânak is a memoir spanning nations, prairie punk scenes, and queer love stories. It explores despair and healing through community and family, using cyclical narrative techniques and drawing on their Cree, Saulteaux, and Métis ancestral teachings. Born and raised in the prairies, Nixon currently lives in Tio’tia:ke/Mooniyaang—unceded Haudenosaunee and Anishinabe territories (Montreal, QC).



This event is free and open to the public, but a reservation is required. Free parking for this event can be found on the 5th and 6th floors of Cottage Grove Parking Garage starting at 6 pm.


This program is funded in part by a grant from Nevada Humanities and the NEH.

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