A mix of poetry and prose, How to Be an Indian draws from Clark's life as a 'modern Indian' who attempts to hold on to his culture and tradition in the face of violence and oppression.Read More
I Am Where I Come From: Native American College Students and Graduates Tell Their Life Stories is a new anthology from Cornell University Press that lets Native students from Dartmouth College tell their stories of studying while indigenous at an ivy league school.Read More
I started NDN Lit a couple years ago, first in blog form then in Twitter form then in newsletter form, to help inform Natives and non-Natives alike about indigenous literature, authors, book news, and culture.Read More
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson recently announced her new book, As We Have Always Done: Indigenous Freedom Through Radical Resistance, to be published by University of Minnesota Press and released later this year on October 2017.Read More
I cannot read Erdrich's books for more than a few minutes before the scenes, the characters, and the emotions that Erdrich writes inspire and draw me to my own work in such a powerful way that overcomes my insecurity and overthrows every overwhelming feeling of not knowing what to write.
The critiques of Boyden have been important and I hope the discussion continues with him involved.Read More
The new year brings a host of new resolutions and habits for many people. Celebrated indigenous author, Sherman Alexie, chose to quit Twitter.Read More