Sherman Alexie

b. October 1966, Spokane Indian Reservation in Wellpinit, Washington

entered Gonzaga University 1985

transferred to Washington State University 1987, graduated in American Studies

received the Washington State Arts Commission Poetry Fellowship in 1991 and the National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship in 1992

winner of PEN/Hemingway Award for Best First Book of Fiction, Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers' Award, Granta's Best of Young American Novelists, Before Columbus Foundation's American Book Award, Murray Morgan Prize, and numerous other awards and recognitions

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