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Allison Hedge Coke

Mar
18

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke is an American Book Award-winning
American/Canadian poet of mixed
Wendat/Huron/Metis/Tsalagi/Creek/French
Canadian/Portuguese/Irish/Scot/English ancestry.
Her authored books include: Dog Road Woman and Off-Season City Pipe
poetry; Rock Ghost, Willow, Deer, a memoir; and Blood Run, a
verse-play. Hedge Coke has edited eight additional collections,
including: Sing: Poetry of the Indigenous Americas, Effigies, and the
soon to be released Effigies II. She has been awarded
fellowships/residencies with Lannan Foundation, Weymouth Center for
the Arts, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, Hawthornden Castle, MacDowell
Colony, Great Plains Center, and her honors include an American Book
Award, two endowed chairs, and several literary and arts grants.
She is a poet, writer, performer, editor, and activist. She came of
age cropping tobacco and working fields, waters, and working in
factories.

This talk is part of Native Studies/Disability Studies: Conversations,
a speaker series funded by the National Center for Institutional
Diversity.

Start Time: 3/18/2013  11.30 AM
Location: Angell Hall 3222
Contact: petra@umich.edu
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