Terra Trevor is the author of a diverse body of work. Her stories illuminate our humanity, remind us to be open, to connect, to hope, to question, or bring change. She is known for her use of imagery and lyric prose to address spirituality, family ties, her identity as a mixedblood and her connection to the landscape.
She is the author of two memoirs, more than 1000 articles and a contributor to 15 books, including Children of the Dragonfly: Native American Voices On Child Custody and Education (The University of Arizona Press), and The People Who Stayed: Southeastern Indian Writing After Removal (University of Oklahoma Press). Her memoir, Pushing up the Sky, is widely anthologized.
Her work and portrait is featured in Tending the Fire: Native Voices and Portraits (University of New Mexico Press). Her work is also included in Voices Confronting a Pediatric Brain Tumors (Johns Hopkins University Press), Take A Stand: Art Against Hate (A Raven Chronicles Anthology), and in numerous other books, anthologies and literary journals. She lives with her family on the Central Coast of California.
Author photo by Chris Felver