Deborah Taffa


Deborah Taffa is the Director of the MFA CW at IAIA in Santa Fe, NM. Winner of the PEN Jean Stein Grant, her memoir Whiskey Tender is forthcoming from HARPERCOLLINS HARPER in 2023. A Public Space, MacDowell, Hedgebrook, Tin House, & Kranzberg Fellow, she’s from the Quechan Nation and Laguna Pueblo, and earned her nonfiction MFA in Iowa City, IA.