Esther Belin

Esther Belin’s first collection of poetry, From the Belly of My Beauty (University of Arizona/Sun Tracks, 1999) won an American Book Award. Her essays, poems, and stories have appeared in numerous publications, including the anthologies Neon Pow Wow, Speaking for the Generations: Native Writers on Writing, and Home is in the Blood. Born in 1968 and raised in Los Angeles, she asserts that the Navajo Nation has always been her homeland. A graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts and UC Berkeley, Belin currently lives in Durango, Colorado.
April 2002, Coordinates 2002 Conference