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Bojan Louis

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20191129, 20181102

A member of the Navajo Nation, Bojan Louis is a poet, fiction writer, essayist and author of the 2018 American Book Award-winning poetry collection Currents, published by BkMk press. Louis, who worked for years as an electrician and formerly served as poetry editor for RED INK: An International Journal of Indigenous Literature, Arts, and Humanities, discusses how his previous career and the culture and environment of the Navajo people have influenced his writing and also talks about the three languages he's brought into his poetry--Dine, English, and Spanish.

| Subject Matter: Native American Culture, Music, Language | Interview Year: 2018 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: American Book Award |

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