I feel celebratory (and tired) today. So many good things have happened this week. Let’s review:
He visited, the room was packed, so much good learning happened. 755 more words
Junior is a Native American. He’s lived on the “rez” (reservation) all of his life. When he was born, he had “water on the brain”, his own poetic way of saying his brain was damaged. 206 more words
When acclaimed author Sherman Alexie offered to volunteer for a shift at his local Washington bookstore, he didn’t know he’d be spearheading an international grassroots movement. 675 more words
In a volley of spoken word biography, Sherman Alexie discussed his many cultural identities at yesterday’s visit to Cascadia College. Poor American Indian from the rez, “Catholic atheist,” basketball fanatic, married middle-aged heterosexual, father of two boys, literary genius, admirer of… 119 more words
A seminal favorite, the newest Best America Poetry will be out September 8th.
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The premier anthology of contemporary American poetry continues with an exceptional volume edited by award-winning novelist and poet Sherman Alexie.