By Cameron Dryden and Sara Gravante | “When you breathe in, I breathe out. When you need succor from sun, wind, or rain, I oblige.”
“The Foundation Trust fellowship supports so many aspects of writing beyond just the financial component…. There is no doubt in my mind that the fellowship has both increased the visibility of my book and the richness of my writing.” –Neema Avashia 2022 Writing and Teaching Fellow at FYACS
Press release: Recipient of the 2022 Foundation Trust Writing and Teaching Fellowship for a BIPOC writer at FYACS, Avashia will read from her work and discuss its themes of identity, belonging, family, and culture with novelist Marjan Kamali on March 31.
By Lisa Sullivan Ballew and Kristen Byrne | “When there was nothing else to do except clean guest cabins and nose through personal effects; shoot the shit with the wranglers
and cabin girls; drink left over table wine; smoke bummed cigarettes; read; and draw the Wind River that rolled across the land, splicing the ranch in half.”
Join FYACS and Foundation Trust on March 31, 2022, at 7 p.m. to celebrate the launch of Neema Avashia’s book of essays, Another Appalachia: Coming Up Queer and Indian in a Mountain Place
By Kerry Pegoraro and Brad Wall | “I, resigned to another lonely evening, a poor greening/But I am to be the one keening/For these glorious ships wrecked upon the rocks.”