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Born in California with roots in Colorado and Oklahoma, Terra Trevor is a widely published writer and author of a diverse body of work, and a contributing author of 10 books, including The People Who Stayed: Southeastern Indian Writing After Removal (The University of Oklahoma Press) Children of the Dragonfly: Native American Voices On Child Custody and Education (The University of Arizona Press) and Tending the Fire: Native Voices (forthcoming from The University of New Mexico Press). Her memoir, Pushing up the Sky: A Mother’s Story (KAAN Books) is widely anthologized. Terra’s personal narrative is included in Voices Confronting Pediatric Brain Tumors published by Johns Hopkins University Press. She is a contributor to many magazines, literary journals and blogs including News From Native California, Yellow Medicine Review and The Huffington Post.