Here you’ll find inspiration, literature, advice, and empowerment for girls, women, femmes, and marginalized folks + coaching for transforming yourself and your creative life.
Check out my latest novel:
RIVER WOMAN, RIVER DEMON from Blackstone Publishing is a psychological/domestic thriller with an unstable Latina & indigenous mama protagonist that weaves together the threads of folk Magick with personal and cultural empowerment!
My first novel Trinity Sight won the Southwest Book Award, and I am an NEA and Emerging Voices fellowship recipient, a poet and novelist drawn to the stories of my indigenous Ancestors, primarily in the Southwest along the US-Mexico border.
I create Latina and Indigenous thrillers that overturn concepts of the borderlands and re-envision what’s possible on the borderlands. My protagonists are strong women who are transformed and, via magical realism, change the world around them.
At its heart, River Woman, River Demon is a ghost story of redemption and reclamation of one’s own unique voice.
“Compelling, riveting, swimming in gritty feminine power. This is a twisted story of passion, mental fortitude, deception and guilt.” -Goodreads Reader
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I’m Jenn Givhan, poeta novelista curandera healing generational trauma in the desert. The author of eleven books, I empower girls, women, and femmes to release shame and reach our dreams through our creativity. In my own life, I do this through poetry, fiction, essays, coaching and mentoring, and teaching classes! I raise my two beautiful children beside the Sleeping Sister volcanoes in New Mexico. Read more