Name: Kinsale Hueston
Hometown: Los Angeles
Kinsale Hueston is a 21-year-old Diné poet from the Navajo Nation whose work largely orbits around her personal and familial history as a Navajo woman. In addition to being a junior at Yale University, Kinsale is an award-winning storyteller and writer, and was named one of “34 People Changing How We See the World” by Time Magazine. In 2019, she launched Changing Wxman Collective, a publishing platform and digital space uplifting the voices of BIPOC women. Her poetry has been exhibited at LACMA, NYU Gallatin, Carnegie Hall, The Main Museum, Grand Performances LA, and more.
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