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Ursula Pike

Piper Writers Studio Instructor 2021

About Ursula Pike

Ursula Pike (she/her) is the author of An Indian among los Indígenas: A Native Travel Memoir (2021) from Heyday Books. Ursula lives in Austin, Texas, and writes about identity, Native American issues, economics, travel, and powwows. She has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the Institute of American Indian Arts and a master’s degree in Economics from Western Illinois University. She is a member of the Karuk Tribe. Her work has appeared in LitHub, Yellow Medicine Review, Ligeia Magazine, World Literature Today, and O’Dark 30.

Work from Faculty:  

LitHub (April 2021)
Ligeia Magazine Interview (Spring 2021)
Ligeia Magazine (Fall 2019)

Find Classes with Ursula Pike

Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Phoenix MST
Type: Craft Class
Genre: American Indian, Creative Nonfiction, Essays, Indigenous, Memoir, Travel Writing, Writing Life

We bring where we come from when we travel. In this workshop, participants will reflect on writing about familiar and unfamiliar landscapes, and practice making place a character in their writing.