When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry

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$19.95  $18.55
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
496
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.1 X 1.3 inches | 1.32 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393356809

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About the Author

Jennifer Elise Foerster received her PhD in English and Literary Arts at the University of Denver and her MFA from the Vermont College of the Fine Arts, and is an alumna of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe, NM. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship and was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford. Jennifer is the author of Leaving Tulsa (2013) and Bright Raft in the Afterweather (2018), both published by the University of Arizona Press. Foerster grew up living internationally, is of European (German/Dutch) and Mvskoke descent, and is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma. She lives in San Francisco.

LeAnne Howe is the author, most recently, of Savage Conversations. She teaches at the University of Georgia - Athens.
A poet, musician, playwright, author, and member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Joy Harjo is currently serving as the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States, her second term as Poet Laureate. She has written nine books of poetry and two memoirs, and has edited several anthologies of Native American writing.

Reviews

This anthology is revelatory and stunning.... It shows the remarkable strength and diversity of Native poetry, which vitalizes all of American poetry. It is essential reading.--Arthur Sze, National Book Award-winning author of Sight Lines