Imagen del autor
63+ Obras 28,066 Miembros 1,333 Reseñas 151 Preferidas

Sobre El Autor

Sherman J. Alexie Jr. was born on October 7, 1966. His mother was Spokane Indian and his father was Coeur d'Alene Indian. Alexie grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Wellpinit, Washington. He decided to attend high school off the reservation where he knew he would get a better education. He mostrar más was the only Indian at the school, and excelled academically as well as in sports. After high school, he attended Gonzaga University for two years before transferring to Washington State University, where he graduated with a degree in American studies. He received the Washington State Arts Commission Poetry Fellowship in 1991 and the National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship in 1992. His collections of poetry included The Business of Fancydancing, First Indian on the Moon, The Summer of Black Widows, One Stick Song, and Face. His first collection of short stories, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, received a PEN/Hemingway Award for Best First Book of Fiction and a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers' Award. His other short story collections included The Toughest Indian in the World, Ten Little Indians, and War Dances. His first novel, Reservation Blues, received the Before Columbus Foundation's American Book Award and the Murray Morgan Prize. His other novels included Indian Killer, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, and Flight. He won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction in 2018 for You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir. Alexie and Jim Boyd, a Colville Indian, collaborated on the album Reservation Blues, which contains the songs from the book of the same name. In 1997, Alexie collaborated with Chris Eyre, a Cheyenne/Arapaho Indian, on a film project inspired by Alexie's work, This is What it Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona, from the short story collection The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. Smoke Signals debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January 1998, winning two awards: the Audience Award and the Filmmakers Trophy. In 1999 the film received a Christopher Award. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
Créditos de la imagen: Photo © Susan Sheridan

Obras de Sherman Alexie

Blues de la reserva (1995) — Lyrics, Coyote Springs songs — 2,076 copias
Flight (2007) 1,656 copias
Indian Killer (1996) 1,403 copias
El Indio más duro del mundo (2000) 1,313 copias
Diez pequeños indios (2003) 1,307 copias
War Dances (2009) 874 copias
Thunder Boy Jr. (2016) 763 copias
First Indian on the Moon (1993) 181 copias
One Stick Song (2000) 166 copias
The Summer of Black Widows (1996) 166 copias
Smoke Signals: A Screenplay (1998) 158 copias
Face (2009) 114 copias
Old Shirts & New Skins (1993) 113 copias
The Best American Poetry 2015 (2015) — Editor — 93 copias
Smoke Signals [1998 film] (1993) — Autor — 84 copias
The man who loves salmon (1998) 15 copias
Dangerous Astronomy (2005) 14 copias
Salmon Boy 3 copias
Three Poems 1 copia
Matador Indio (1998) 1 copia
Over ruggen van zalmen (2015) 1 copia
Happy trails 1 copia

Obras relacionadas

McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales (2002) — Contribuidor — 1,466 copias
The Story and Its Writer: An Introduction to Short Fiction (1983) — Contribuidor — 1,124 copias
The Living Dead, Zombies Antología de John Joseph Adams (2008) — Contribuidor — 912 copias
Heart Berries: A Memoir (2018) — Introducción, algunas ediciones867 copias
Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry (2003) — Contribuidor — 765 copias
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2003 (2003) — Contribuidor — 746 copias
The Best American Short Stories 2004 (2004) — Contribuidor — 556 copias
The Portable Sixties Reader (2002) — Contribuidor — 323 copias
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010 (2010) — Contribuidor — 301 copias
100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (2015) — Contribuidor — 276 copias
The Best American Short Stories 1994 (1994) — Contribuidor — 237 copias
Granta 54: Best of Young American Novelists (1996) — Contribuidor — 236 copias
The New Granta Book of the American Short Story (2007) — Contribuidor — 211 copias
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012 (2012) — Contribuidor — 198 copias
The Best American Poetry 1996 (1996) — Contribuidor — 169 copias
The Best American Poetry 1997 (1997) — Contribuidor — 166 copias
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013 (2013) — Contribuidor — 152 copias
The Ecco Anthology of Contemporary American Short Fiction (2008) — Contribuidor — 122 copias
The Creativity Project: An Awesometastic Story Collection (2018) — Contribuidor — 96 copias
The Best American Poetry 2011 (2011) — Contribuidor — 86 copias
Moccasin Thunder: American Indian Stories for Today (2005) — Contribuidor — 84 copias
The Best American Poetry 2012 (2012) — Contribuidor — 81 copias
The Best American Poetry 2013 (2013) — Contribuidor — 80 copias
The Best American Poetry 2014 (2014) — Contribuidor — 75 copias
Earth Song, Sky Spirit (1993) — Contribuidor — 67 copias
Eddie and the Cruisers (1980) — Introducción, algunas ediciones61 copias
Song of the Turtle: American Indian Literature 1974-1994 (1996) — Contribuidor — 60 copias
Song for the Horse Nation: Horses in Native American Cultures (2006) — Contribuidor, algunas ediciones58 copias
McSweeney's Issue 50 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (2017) — Contribuidor — 52 copias
Summer: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (2005) — Contribuidor — 37 copias
Birds in the Hand: Fiction and Poetry about Birds (2004) — Contribuidor — 32 copias
Without Reservation: Indigenous Erotica (2003) — Contribuidor — 25 copias
A Good Man: Fathers and Sons in Poetry and Prose (1993) — Contribuidor — 20 copias
Skins: Contemporary Indigenous Writing (2000) — Contribuidor — 19 copias
Indian Country (2001) — Introducción, algunas ediciones19 copias
Selected Shorts: New American Stories (2011) — Contribuidor — 17 copias
Visit teepee town : native writings after the detours (1999) — Contribuidor — 11 copias
Durable Breath: Contemporary Native American Poetry (1994) — Contribuidor — 6 copias
Humor Me: An Anthology of Humor by Writers of Color (2002) — Contribuidor — 4 copias
Winter in the Blood [2013 film] (2015) — Producer — 2 copias
Hebbes 4 — Contribuidor — 2 copias


Conocimiento común



November 2017: Sherman Alexie en Monthly Author Reads (octubre 2021)
(M101'12) The Business of Fancydancing, Sherman Alexie en World Reading Circle (enero 2013)


Junior is a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian reservation. Born with a variety of medical problems, he is picked on by everyone but his best friend. Determined to receive a good education, Junior leaves the rez to attend an all-white school in the neighboring farm town where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Despite being condemned as a traitor to his people and enduring great tragedies, Junior attacks life with wit and humor and discovers a strength inside of himself that he never know existed.… (más)
Daniel464 | 795 reseñas más. | Sep 27, 2021 |


Read (1)
AP Lit (1)


También Puede Gustarte

Autores relacionados

Robert Johnson Words and music
Jim Boyd Lyrics, Coyote Springs songs
Yuyi Morales Illustrator
Adam Beach Narrator
Elizabeth Woody Illustrator
James Galvin Contributor
Cody Walker Contributor
Michael Tyrell Contributor
Dora Malech Contributor
R. S. Gwynn Contributor
Natalie Diaz Contributor
Patricia Lockwood Contributor
Rebecca Hazelton Contributor
Emily Kendal Frey Contributor
Jane Hirshfield Contributor
Saeed Jones Contributor
Jane Wong Contributor
Wendy Videlock Contributor
Catherine Bowman Contributor
Jamaal May Contributor
Tanya Olson Contributor
LaWanda Walters Contributor
Meredith Hasemann Contributor
Danielle DeTiberus Contributor
Jessamyn Birrer Contributor
Melissa Barrett Contributor
Yi-Fen Chou Contributor
Louise Glück Contributor
Charles Simic Contributor
Airea D. Matthews Contributor
Desiree Bailey Contributor
Hailey Leithauser Contributor
Derrick Austin Contributor
Rajiv Mohabir Contributor
Rachael Briggs Contributor
Madelyn Garner Contributor
Emma Bolden Contributor
Joan Naviyuk Kane Contributor
Dexter L. Booth Contributor
Sandra Simonds Contributor
Catherine Pierce Contributor
Jericho Brown Contributor
Mark Bibbins Contributor
D. Nurkse Contributor
Claudia Rankine Contributor
Evie Shockley Contributor
Susanna Childress Contributor
Chen Chen Contributor
Julie Carr Contributor
Chana Bloch Contributor
Sarah Arvio Contributor
Denise Duhamel Contributor
Amy Gerstler Contributor
Dana Levin Contributor
Donald Platt Contributor
Terrance Hayes Contributor
Rafael Campo Contributor
A. E. Stallings Contributor
Donna Masini Contributor
Erica Dawson Contributor
David Kirby Contributor
Laura Kasischke Contributor
Susan Terris Contributor
Douglas Kearney Contributor
Jennifer Keith Contributor
Monica Youn Contributor
Raphael Rubinstein Contributor
Candace G. Wiley Contributor
Laura McCullough Contributor
Sidney Wade Contributor
Ed Skoog Contributor
Terence Winch Contributor
Ron Padgett Contributor
Andrew Kozma Contributor
Ellen Forney Illustrator
Wendell Minor Cover artist
Rachel McClain Cover designer
Chase Jarvis Author photo
Charles Rue Woods Cover designer
Marie Carter Cover designer
Frank Cusack Cover artist


También por

Tablas y Gráficos