February 2nd, 1978Washington State
Cedar Sigo (born February 2, 1978 in Washington State) is a writer of art, literature and film.
Cedar Sigo was raised in Suquamish located within the Port Madison Indian Reservation in Washington State. In 1995 he was awarded a scholarship to study at Naropa Institute's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder Colorado. It was there that he studied and interacted with well-known poets, such as Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, Lisa Jarnot, Alice Notley, and Joanne Kyger.
Sigo is the author of several books and pamphlets of poetry, some of which have been included in various magazines and anthologies. Sigo has given poetry readings in various locations across the United States, including the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church, the Museum of Contemporary Art, The San Francisco Poetry Center, San Francisco Art Institute, and the Suquamish Community House, also called sgwәdzadad qәł ?altxw (The House of Awakened Culture). His poems have appeared in The Poker, Yolanda Pipeline's Magazine, Shampoo, RealPoetik, Puppy Flowers, Suspect Thoughts, 6x6, and New York Nights, among other journals. Currently, he still lives in San Francisco and is the editor of the Old Gold Press.
- Selected Writings: Cedar Sigo (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2003) ISBN 978-0-9727684-1-2
- Selected Writings (Expanded Second Edition) (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2005) ISBN 978-1-933254-05-0
- Death Race V.S.O.P. (with Micah Ballard & Will Yackulic) (Red Ant, 2005)
- Expensive Magic (House Press, 2008)
- Stranger in Town (City Lights Publishers, 2010) ISBN 978-0-87286-536-5