Deborah Taffa

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Deborah Taffa

Biography

Deborah Taffa is the Director of the MFA in Creative Writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM. The winner of the PEN/Jean Stein Grant, her memoir Whiskey Tender is forthcoming from Harper in 2023. A Public Space, MacDowell, Hedgebrook, Tin House, and Kranzberg Fellow, she is from the Quechan Nation and Laguna Pueblo, and earned her nonfiction MFA in Iowa City, IA.

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