Yxta Maya Murray

Yxta Maya Murray is a novelist, art critic, playwright, and law professor. She is the author of nine books; her most recent are the story collection The World Doesn’t Work That Way, but It Could (University of Nevada Press, 2020), and the novel, Art Is Everything (TriQuarterly Press, 2021). She has won a Whiting Award, an Art Writer’s Grant, and has been named a fellow at the Huntington Library for her work on radionuclide contamination in Simi Valley, California.