Amber McCrary is a Diné zinester, feminist and writer. She was born in Tuba City, Arizona (Diné Bikeyah) and raised in the Reservation bordertown of Flagstaff, Arizona. In the small town of Flagstaff is where she discovered her love for Punk Rock and the Do it Yourself Culture. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in American Indian Studies from Arizona State University. She is currently an MFA candidate in the Creative Writing Program at Mils College. She enjoys many things in life such as tea, traveling, writing, reading, sulking, gardening, eating, smashing the patriarchy and learning about cultures and her own (Navajo/Diné). She currently lives in Oakland, California. Her work has appeared in Yellow Medicine Review, Bluestockings Magazine, Cloudthroat magazine, 580 split, Warship Zine and the Introduction to Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Interdisciplinary and Intersectional Approaches 1st Edition.
Posts by asdzaabeat:
- Self portrait as a Saguaro
- Long thoughts on life in the sky between Phoenix and Oakland
- Indigenous Women’s Words
- My electric cactus
- Blue Corn Faces
- Winter 2018.
- For the people, By the poet interview
- The muse of my des(s)ert
- Graduate school
- To all my girls of color (may you find a lover)
- Koa Beck
- First task as a Graduate grrrl