Sherman Alexie Summary

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Biographies (5)

754 words, approx. 3 pages
Winner of Washington State Arts Commission poetry and National Endowment for the Arts poetry fellowships, Sherman Alexie (born 1966) has published poems, stories, translations, and several books.Sherm... Read more
2,630 words, approx. 9 pages
Sherman Alexie admits he was once a "good" Indian, his term for a person of Native American heritage who does his best to assimilate into mainstream North American society. It drove him to drink, and ... Read more
5,058 words, approx. 17 pages
Sherman Alexie is the "Indian du jour" of the mainstream publishing industry, as he notes in his 1995 Tonic interview with Kelly Myers. Alexie has published seven books and three chapbooks in less tha... Read more
3,978 words, approx. 14 pages
Sherman Alexie's meteoric rise to national prominence among Native American writers occurred in a period of less than five years, beginning not with a blockbuster novel published by a major commercial... Read more
4,520 words, approx. 16 pages
Sherman Alexie's writing has attracted a broad spectrum of readers in a relatively brief span. During his first eight years in publishing, Alexie was awarded the Washington State Arts Commission Poetr... Read more