Her work draws on the memories of Oklahoma landscapes and ancestors passed on

Rebecca Hatcher Travis is following the storytelling footsteps of her revered Chickasaw ancestors.

Raised in Oklahoma, Rebecca is a proud Chickasaw citizen and poet. She values the current resurgence of Native American writers, people who are telling Native stories from their own unique perspectives.

Rebecca is a member of the Bay Area Writers League, the Gulf Coast Poets and the Poetry Society of Texas. Her work has appeared in literary journals and anthologies, as well as in the 2008 Texas Poetry Calendar and the Chickasaw Times. In 2006, her book of poems, "Picked Apart the Bones," won the First Book Award for Poetry from the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas.