ELISSA WASHUTA is a member of the Cowlitz Indian tribe and the author of White Magic, Starvation Mode, and My Body Is a Book of Rules. With Theresa Warburton, she coedited the anthology Shapes of Native Nonfiction: Collected Essays by Contemporary Writers. Elissa is an associate professor at Ohio State University, where she teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing.
- The Best American Essays 2022 (p. 290). HarperCollins.