Linda Hogan


Linda Hogan, a renowned Chickasaw poet, novelist, essayist, playwright, speaker, educator, and activist, served as a professor at the University of Colorado and is currently Writer in Residence for the Chickasaw Nation. Her 1990 novel, Mean Spirit, and poetry collection Rounding the Human Corners were considered as finalists for Pulitzer Prizes. Among the many honors garnered by Hogan's books are the Oklahoma Book Award, the Colorado Book Award, an American Book Award, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas. In addition to works offered through major publishing houses, Hogan also coauthored Chickasaw Press's inaugural publication in 2006, Chickasaw: Unconquered and Unconquerable. In 2007 the Chickasaw Nation inducted Linda Hogan into its Hall of Fame.