Manny Loley

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Manny Loley is ‘Áshįįhi born for Tó Baazhní’ázhí; his maternal grandparents are the Tódích’íi’nii and his paternal grandparents are the Kinyaa’áanii. Loley is from Casamero Lake, N.M. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in fiction from the Institute of American Indian Arts and he is a current Ph.D. candidate in English and literary arts at the University of Denver. Loley is a member of Saad Bee Hózhǫ́: Diné Writers’ Collective and director of the Emerging Diné Writers’ Institute. His work has found homes in the Arkansas International, Pleiades Magazine, "Diné Reader: an Anthology of Navajo Literature," the Yellow Medicine Review, the Massachusetts Review, Broadsided Press, the Santa Fe Literary Review, RED INK and more. He has been thrice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Loley is at work on a novel titled "They Collect Rain in Their Palms."


Manny is scheduled to appear at the 2022 Tucson Festival of Books.

Published Works

Anthologies & Collections

The Diné Reader: An Anthology of Navajo Literature (2021, ISBN:9780816540990), University of Arizona Press

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