Lidia Yuknavitch

Lidia Yuknavitch - HRE Conference 2018

Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the award winning memoir "The Chronology of Water" and the novels "The Book of Joan" and "The Small Backs of Children". 

Her TED talk on the beauty of being a misfit has received over 2 million views, and her book based on the talk, "The Misfit's Manifesto", is a poly vocal tribute to the value of being different. 

She has won two Oregon Book Awards and lives in Oregon where she developed the Corporeal Writing Workshops. She is a very good swimmer.

UPDATED: October 20, 2022

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