American prose literature

by Darcy Brazen, Digital Hillerman Fellow
Originally published on Celebrating New Mexico Statehood, 8/19/2016

As a Master’s candidate in American Studies at the University of New Mexico, working with Hillerman’s manuscript of The Ghostway sparked insights and vital connections with my own research in critical indigenous studies. A close reading that emphasizes historical events as they relate to contemporary struggles within Native American communities may enhance our understanding of the real and metaphorical ghosts that haunt our national consciousness.

by Diana Filar
Originally published on Celebrating New Mexico Statehood, 6/10/2016

Last summer, I had the pleasure of working on Hillerman’s third novel in his Navajo detective series,LISTENING WOMAN, and this semester, I have been in the throes of THE DARK WIND, the fifth novel in the series.

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