Chip Livingston has received awards in fiction from Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas, Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers, University of Colorado and the AABB Foundation. As a faculty member of the low-residency MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts and at Gotham Writers Workshops, Chip teaches nonfiction, fiction and poetry writing.
As a Creek child, Peter Strongbow learned owl sightings were bad luck. While on a romantic drive, his car has struck one down. His ancestors taught you walked the land when a relative returned after some extended absence, you walked the land when you needed to think things over, which Peter found himself doing more often, since coping with Cache, the love of his life, was diagnosed with AIDS.