Destry Maria Sibley is an oral historian, digital media producer, and doctoral candidate in English literature at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Her dissertation, “After Mother: Genres of the Maternal in Twenty-First Century American Memoir,” a written text and accompanying podcast, reads contemporary American life writing to recast the mother figure as a genre of the human and object of received knowledge. She is the recipient of a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowship, a CUNY Provost Enhancement Fellowship, and a Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship