Who’s That Author? Sherman Alexie

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Sherman Alexie
Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie is a poet, writer of fiction, and a filmmaker. A Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Indian, he grew up in Wellpinit, Washington. His writing reflects his experiences growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. He has received many awards, including the National Book Award for the Young Adult novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, and the PEN/Faulkner Award for War Dances. His latest book is Blasphemy, a collection of fifteen classic and fifteen new stories.

You can learn more about Sherman Alexie at these websites:

Sherman Alexie’s author website
Poetry Foundation
Wikipedia article on Alexie

Here is a partial list of Alexie’s works:

  • Blasphemy – New and Selected Stories
  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven – Stories
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian – National Book Award Winner
  • War Dances – Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award
  • Ten Little Indians – Stories
  • The Toughest Indian in the World
  • Reservation Blues
  • Indian Killer
  • Smoke Signals – film. Wrote and co-produced

Be sure to visit these reviews and related posts about Alexie:

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