The Environmental Humanities Graduate Program at the University of Utah is pleased to announce writer, translator, poet Tiffany Higgins as the 2020 Annie Clark Tanner Fellow. Her long-form narrative journalism appears in Granta, Guernica,Iron Horse Literary Review and the Revelator, with articles on Amazonian infrastructure in Brazil forthcoming in Mongabay. Her current project focuses on how indigenous and other traditional peoples in Brazil’s Amazon have been affected by hydroelectric dams. She translates the writing of contemporary Brazilian authors, including indigenous poet Márcia Wayna Kambeba, and lives in Oakland, California.
The Annie Clark Tanner fellowship is supported through the generosity of Carolyn Tanner Irish and the Tanner family. This Fellow works closely with Environmental Humanities graduate students, and joins the lively intellectual community at Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center. We look forward to welcoming Tiffany Higgins in Spring 2020.