Terra Trevor is an essayist, memoirist and nonfiction writer of a diverse body of work and a contributing author of 10 books. She writes from a mixed race perspective. Her stories illuminate our humanity, remind us to be open, to connect, to hope, to question, or bring change. She is the author of Pushing up the Sky, a mother's story, and is at work on a collection of stories about love and friendships within a circle of elder Native women.
Her work and portrait is featured in Tending the Fire: Native Voices and Portraits (University of New Mexico Press). Her work also has appeared in News From Native California (Heyday Books), The Huffington Post, Voices Confronting Pediatric Brain Tumors (Johns Hopkins University Press), Children of the Dragonfly: Native American Voices on Child Custody and Education (The University of Arizona Press), The People Who Stayed: Southeastern Indian Writing After Removal (University of Oklahoma Press), and in numerous other books, anthologies, literary journals and online.
Author photo by Lawrence K. Ho