Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie (1966) is one of 52 authors who appear on our "Notable Writers of Color" poster, on display in the English Department Advising Office. A Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, Sherman Alexie grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Wellpinit, Washington. He has won numerous awards for his poetry, fiction and screenplays. He lives and writes in Seattle.

Selected Works:

The Business of Fancydancing

First Indian on the Moon

I Would Steal Horses

Indian Killer

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

The Man Who Loves Salmon

Old Shirts & New Skins

One Stick Song

Reservation Blues

Seven Mourning Songs for the Cedar Flute I Have Yet to Learn to Play

The Summer of Black Widows

The Toughest Indian in the World

Water Flowing Home

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