Terra Trevor is a prolific writer and author of a diverse body of work, hailed for her insight, candor and lyric prose. Her memoir, Pushing up the Sky, is widely anthologized. She values the collective experience and has collaborated with other writers across genres and is a contributing author of 10 books, including The People Who Stayed: Southeastern Indian Writing After Removal, Children of the Dragonfly: Native American Voices On Child Custody and Education and In the Veins: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects.
Her work has appeared in numerous magazines, anthologies, literary journals and online including Voices Confronting Pediatric Brain Tumors (Johns Hopkins University Press) Yellow Medicine Review, News From Native California, the Raven Chronicles and The Huffington Post.
Born in California with roots in Colorado and Oklahoma she was raised in a verbal tradition rich with storytelling, and is happiest near water.