Director

Tanaya Winder headshot

Tanaya Winder

Director
Tanaya Winder is a poet, writer, artist, and educator who was raised on the Southern Ute reservation in Ignacio, CO. An enrolled member of the Duckwater Shoshone Tribe, her background includes Southern Ute, Pyramid Lake Paiute, Navajo, and Black Heritages. She has a BA in English from Stanford University and a MFA in creative writing from the University of New Mexico. Tanaya has taught writing courses at Stanford University, the...

Assistant Director

Hector Ramirez, assistant director

Hector Ramirez

Assistant Director
Héctor Ramírez is the son of a formerly undocumented immigrant father from Tijuana, México and a Mexican mother from Boyle Heights, Los Angeles. He is a first-generation Xicano writer, student and educator from Covina, California, currently living in Colorado. Héctor has been involved in education in one way or another (as a classroom assistant, private tutor, SAT-prep instructor, creative writing instructor, etc.) since age fourteen. Most recently, he taught fiction...

Program Assistant