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Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...participating in the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Seattle, alongside poets Gary Snyder and Sherman Alexie.Her two major individual works are "Life Woven with Song," a collection of poems, essays and plays published...
Campaign-ing for the Kings: Sacramento vs Seattle's departure in the critically acclaimed documentary "Sonicsgate." The film ends with a quote from writer Sherman Alexie that speaks to the current Seattle sentiment."To get a team I'm going to have to break the hearts of people just...
Remembering Ray Garrity

...chanceux, my friend. We are so very, very lucky.Taken (slightly amended) from "Owl Dancing With Fred Astaire" by Sherman Alexie: Ask yourself this: How many times in your life are you going to be asked to dance? Take that number and divide...
New fiction for adult readers is a complete story ? Dillon includes excerpts from long works too. Look for widely-published authors like Sherman Alexie, William Sanders, and Leslie Marmon Silko and find tucked between them, authors you'll be happy to discover...
Pacific Northwest indie bestseller list

...Draper7. "The Edge of Nowhere," by Elizabeth George8. "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian," by Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.)9. "The Book Thief," by Markus Zusak10. "Recycled Robots: 10 Robot Projects...
'Fancydancing' to success

...who was raised in Juneau and moved to Seattle two and a half years ago, has found success starring in Native author Sherman Alexie's new film "The Business of Fancydancing." Alexie said Tagaban, a first-time movie actor, was ideal. "It...
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Eleveld's book revives oral traditions with a variety of spoken word poetry

...appearing on the accompanying CD, this is a dynamic introduction to spoken word poetry, featuring writers such as Sherman Alexie, Viggo Mortensen, Patricia Smith, and Billy Collins. Introduce yourself to a variety of styles, including slam...
Best Bets: Week offers smorgasbord for movie lovers times over the course of a weekend instead of just one night. Last weekend, the first offering of the season, Sherman Alexie's "The Business of Fancy Dancing," was a resounding success. Shows were packed and an extra screening was added...
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Arts gala for the charter school

...Raven's Voice Theater from New Mexico. He has performed with Perseverance Theatre and is one of the lead characters in Sherman Alexie's newest film "The Business of Fancydancing." The Juneau Pride Chorus is a singing group comprised of 25 to 30...
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Challenged books of 2010 include some surprising titles

...the Koran, Kate Chopin's "The Awakening," or Sherman Alexie's "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian...The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie"Speak" by Laurie Halse Anderson"The Flamingo...


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