Elissa Washuta

Seattle writer and Cowlitz Indian Tribe member Elissa Washuta celebrates the release of her new memoir, My Body Is a Book of Rules, a bildungsroman about her struggles with bipolar disorder, sexual trauma, body image and questions of identity, including how much Indian is “enough” (or too much). Using a creative mix of narrative, diary entries, instant message transcripts, imagined therapist notes, highly personal footnotes and Law & Order dialogue, Washuta spills her guts with humor and wise perspective.

August 8
7 p.m.

Richard Hugo House
1634 11th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
206.322.7030

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