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The Missing Morningstar

The Missing Morningstar


The Missing Morningstar & Other Stories | Stacie Shannon Denetsosie | 978-1-948814-85-0 | $16.95 | Short Fiction | 148 pp


Stacie Shannon Denetsosie confronts long-reaching effects of settler-colonialism on Native lives in a series of gritty, wildly imaginative stories. A young Navajo man catches a ride home alongside a casket he’s sure contains his dead grandfather. A gas station clerk witnesses the kidnapping of the newly crowned Miss Northwestern Arizona. A young couple’s search for a sperm donor raises questions of blood quantum. This debut collection grapples with a complex and painful history alongside an inheritance of beauty, ceremony, and storytelling.

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