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Silko, Leslie Marmon, 1948-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1948-03-05

Leslie Marmon Silko was born in 1948 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, raised on the Laguna Pueblo Reservation, New Mexico, and educated at the University of New Mexico. She is the author of novels, poetry and short story collections, and other works, and the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Endowment for the Arts and poetry award (1974), Pushcart Prize for poetry (1977), and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation grant (1981).

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Leslie Marmon Silko papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 637
Overview: Papers consist of writings, research material, and audiovisual material documenting Leslie Marmon Silko's literary activity and output since the early 1970s. Writings in the collection include drafts and proofs for most of Silko's major works, the three novels Ceremony (1977), Almanac of the Dead (1991), and Gardens in the Dunes (2000), the poetry and short story collections, Laguna Woman (1974), Storyteller (1981), Sacred Water (1994), and Rain (1996), and the essays Yellow Woman and the...
Dates: 1971-2004

Arthur Sze papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1261
Content Description: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, audio and video recordings, digital files, and other papers related to the life and career of poet Arthur Sze. Materials including notes, drafts, and manuscripts document Sze’s work as a poet, writer, editor, and translator, and provide insight into his creative process. Extensive correspondence reveals his professional relationships with other writers in the United States and abroad, particularly his...
Dates: 1950-2016, bulk 1972-2016