The Liberal Studies Department is proud to welcome onto campus APU’s 2015 Writer-in-Residence, Joan Kane, who is excited to visit writing classes this spring and host a community reading and panel discussion right here on campus:
Indigenous Literature of Alaska: A Reading and Conversation with Yellow Medicine Review Contributors
With Carrie Ojanen, Yeilyadi Olson, Lucas Rowley, & Marie Tozier
Tuesday, April 21st, 6:30 pm – 8pm, Carr-Gottstein Academic Center, Room 102.
Joan Kane, Harvard graduate and Harvard National Scholar, is the author of The Cormorant Hunter’s Wife and Hyperboreal. She has received a Whiting Writer’s Award, the Donald Hall Prize in Poetry from AWP, the USA Projects Creative Vision Award, an American Book Award, and fellowships from the Rasmuson Foundation, Alaska State Council on the Arts, Alaska Arts and Cultures Foundation, the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation and the School for Advanced Research. . Inupiaq with family from King Island and Mary’s Igloo, she raises her children in Anchorage, Alaska, and is on the faculty of the low-residency MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.