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Sherman Alexie

Poetry, Fiction, Drama

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20030924, 20030521

A Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, Sherman Alexie grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Wellpinit, Washington.  He is the winner of many awards, including a PEN/Hemingway and the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writer’s Award.  In this interview, Alexie discusses many of his publications, including his short story collection Smoke Signals and The Business of Fancy Dancing: Stories and Poems, both of which were made into successful independent films.

| Subject Matter: Native American, Stand-up Poetry | Interview Year: 2002 | Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Drama | Awards: PEN/Hemingway Award, Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writer’s Award |

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