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Today's poem is "Cryptozoology"
from Face

Hanging Loose Press

Sherman Alexieís poems, fiction, essays and films have won him an international following since his first book The Business of Fancydancing was published by Hanging Loose in 1992. Smoke Signals, the film he adapted from one of his short stories and co-produced, enlarged his audience still further. Alexieís awards include the National Book Award for Young Peopleís Literature, the -Boston GlobeHorn Book Award , the Western Literature Association Distinguished Achievement Award, the Regentsí Distinguished Alumnus Award from Washington State University, the PEN/Malamud Award from PEN/Faulkner Foundation, as well as honors and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Lila Wallace Readerís Digest Foundation. An enrolled Spokane/Coeur díAlene Indian, Alexie lives in Seattle with his wife and sons.

Other poems by Sherman Alexie in Verse Daily:
April 14, 2009:   "Missed Connections" "Descending, in our forty-seat airplane..."

Books by Sherman Alexie:

Other poems on the web by Sherman Alexie:
"Mystery Train"
Two poems
Five poems
"Inside Dachau"
"Defending Walt Whitman"
"Two poems"
"Gentrification"
Four poems

Sherman Alexie's Website.

Sherman Alexie according to Wikipedia.

About Face:

"Mr. Alexie's is one of the major lyric voices of our time."
The New York Times Book Review



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