Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

I'm an award-winning former reporter for both the Chicago Sun Times and Arizona Daily Star, published author and optioned screenwriter who spent 8 years on the Hopi reservation as wife of a Hopi artist, and over 20 years as a teacher and administrator. My latest book, "The Keka Collection," was released in February, 2013.

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Fishin' Lessons - Keka - Open Salon

He’s gone now, my fisherman father, Ernest. He passed away a couple of years ago in an Alzheimers fog. But every red dawn here in my Arizona desert lair, when there’s a chill in the breezes that remin...

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What Love Looks Like - Keka

My hard drive finally crashed forever a couple of days ago.I could write a whole piece on that—probably will. But today’s story is much more fun. And more dear to me. Because among the few fragments o...

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My Date With Ahnuld (The Govenator and Me) - Keka

Yep, California elected that guy up there. With the muscles. And I dated him. Once.

It was almost on a dare. It was the Conan the Barbarian days. I had interviewed him. He asked.
He had to....

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Gettin' my John Boy on - Keka

I joined a writer's group on a whim last week.
I wanted to be pushed out of my comfort zone.
I've never had any trouble being published. Never had any trouble thinking of ideas to write about on my bl...

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Why I'm not surprised by Arizona's racism - Salon.com

My home state's law may be shocking to some, but not to people of color like me, who grew up haunted by prejudice